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Accident: 97913.015 - Four Framing Workers Are Injured When Truss Collapses

Accident: 97913.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 08/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1252878.01508/03/2017Jim Macfarlane Construction Llc
At 1:45 p.m. on August 2, 2017, Employees #1, #2, #3, and #4, employed by a cons truction company, were constructing a two-story storage facility for storing oni ons. They were engaged in wood framing and truss assembly when a truss collapse d. The four employees fell. Emergency services were called, and the four worke rs were transported to area hospitals. They were admitted and treated for multi ple injuries including leg fractures, other fractures, and internal bruising.
Keywords: carpenter, collapse, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, storage tank, structural collapse, truss
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 22
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1252878.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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