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Accident: 668400 - Employee Killed By Collapsing Roof Panels

Accident: 668400 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 06/30/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1783163707/01/19931521G & B Builders
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1783077907/01/19931521Huntington Homes Corp.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1783076107/02/19931799Leo Construction Co., Inc.
Workers were installing a pre-constructed home unit on a site. After the hinged roof unit was lifted into contact placement, Employee #1 went underneath the suspended roof panels to adjust their peak alignment by prying the unit's contact point with his claw hammer. This caused the two peak points to separate and come crashing down on Employee #1, killing him. The roof panels had been lifted by a crane and temporarily secured.
Keywords: hand tool, roof panel, construction, crushed, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17831637 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 17830779 Occupation Not Listed
3 17830761 Occupation Not Listed

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