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Accident: 201772381 - Employee Injured When Truss Collapsed

Accident: 201772381 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 12/04/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30673395712/04/20031542N.A.D. Contracting, Llc
On December 4, 2003, Employee #1, a carpenter, was installing roof trusses on a new building. The trusses were inadequately braced. During the installation, the trusses collapsed and Employee #1 fell down. He strained and sprained his back and was hospitalized.
Keywords: truss, roof, collapse, carpenter, construction, back, fall, bracing, sprain, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306733957 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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