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Accident: 201612850 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Top Plate Of Interior Wall

Accident: 201612850 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 01/04/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30845384401/05/20051521Duane Eldon Hurley Jr
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on January 4, 2005, an employee, lead worker and foreman, was stacking and setting trusses on the top plates of associated bearing walls. The trusses being flown With the aid of a boom truck in at the time of the accident made contact with trusses that had been previously stacked and braced in a bundle. The material shifted causing the employee to move and fall from the top plate of an interior wall to the wood floor.
Keywords: boom truck, head, truss, construction, fall, struck by, concussion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308453844 Hospitalized injury Concussion Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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