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Accident: 937268 - Employee Killed By Falling Truss And Bar Joist

Accident: 937268 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 05/30/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11287917605/31/19951791Green Mountain Steel Erectors
Employee #1 was standing on a building truss 24 ft 4 in. above the ground preparing to land a bundle of two bar joists on the trusses. The bundle of eight bar joists above him broke open because of sling failure (synthetic) and either knocked him off or caused him to fall off the truss. He landed on the ground with several bar joists landing on him. He died.
Keywords: truss, joist, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, struck by, sling, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112879176 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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