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Accident: 737445 - Construction Employees Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 737445 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 08/10/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
279511008/10/19871751Dabco Buildings Co.
EMPLOYEES #1, #2 AND #3 WERE WORKING ON A TRUSS ROOF STRUCTURE NAILING UP ROOF SUPPORTS. THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE SUDDENLY STARTED TO COLLAPSE. THE EMPLOYEES WERE UNABLE TO GET OFF BEFORE IT FELL. THEY WERE STRUCK BY FALLING PIECES OF LUMBER AND ALSO SUFFERED INJURIES FROM THE FALL ITSELF. EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 WERE HOSPITALIZED. EMPLOYEE #3 WAS NOT.
Keywords: roof, collapse, construction, unstable surface, fall, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2795110 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Carpenters
2 2795110 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters
3 2795110 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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