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Accident: 202507380 - Employee'S Head, Ankle And Ribs Are Fractured In Fall

Accident: 202507380 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 12/10/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31107518812/22/20091629Dan Robert Pasquini Dba Dan Pasquini Gen Bldg Cont
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 12, 2009, Employee #1 was setting up roof trusses with two coworkers. He was standing in the middle of a truss support when four roof trusses, partially braced laterally, buckled and collapsed towards him. He lost his footing when he backed up to avoid being hit by the collapsing roof trusses. He fell 10 ft landing on concrete, fracturing his head, ankle and ribs. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, head, truss, roof, collapse, rib, fall, lost balance, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311075188 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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