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Accident: 201638624 - Employees Are Injured When Struck By Debris From Roof Collap

Accident: 201638624 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 12/24/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31283807112/30/20086519Port Of St Helens
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31284158802/25/20098711Miller Consulting Engineers
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31283806312/30/20081542A C Schommer & Sons Inc
On December 24, 2008, Employee #1, #2, and #3 were inspecting a building that had been damaged from snow loads and freezing conditions. During the inspection, the roof collapsed. Employee #1 was struck by a 4 in. sprinkler pipe in the shoulder and was pinned by the pipe and other debris. Employee #3 was also struck by the same pipe, but it fractured his leg. Employee #2 did not receive injuries in the roof collapse. The employees were transported to a medical center, where they received treatment. Employee #1 and #3 were hospitalized.
Keywords: roof collapse, shoulder, pipe, leg, fracture, pinned, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 1 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312838071 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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2 312841588 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
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3 312838063 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
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Cause: Surveying
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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