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Accident: 979153 - Employee Fell From Roof When Roof Trusses Collapse

Accident: 979153 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 10/17/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10817204010/17/19891521Desert Bighorn Builders
On October 17, 1989, Employee #1 fell from the roof trusses approximately 16 feet to the ground. The roof trusses collapsed against each other in a domino effect.
Keywords: truss, roof, collapse, construction, abrasion, fall, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108172040 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters

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