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Accident: 604264 - Employee Dies In Fall From Rafter

Accident: 604264 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 04/02/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10701430010/04/19931542Daniel Dean
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on April 2, 1993, Employee #1 was nailing rafters in place on a garage. He was standing on the lower portion of a rafter that contained a splice. The rafter came apart at the splice, causing Employee #1 to fall against another rafter and then to the concrete floor. Employee #1 died at the hospital from internal injuries.
Keywords: roof, collapse, construction, rafter, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107014300 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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