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Accident: 202289054 - Employee Dies When Struck By Plywood

Accident: 202289054 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 02/03/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30213775702/05/19991751Village Builders, Inc.
On February 3, 1999, Employee #1 was placing plywood vertically on two job-made sawhorses (horse scaffold) so that employees working on the roof could reach down and get plywood to install on the roof. The sawhorses were perpendicular to a one-story house. At the time of the incident, Employee #1 was placing a sheet of plywood on the sawhorses when they collapsed. Approximately 22 sheets of plywood struck Employee #1 on his head. The employee died from the injuries.
Keywords: head, hard hat, collapse, ppe, roof decking, construction, wood panel, crushed, struck by
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 9 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302137757 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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