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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $510 $0 $0 $0 $0 $510
Current Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 890032 A 03/27/1986 03/30/1986 $350 $510 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19260021 B02 03/27/1986 03/30/1986 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02002 Other 19260028 A 03/27/1986 03/30/1986 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14200232 Event: 02/10/1986Seven Employees Injured When Wooden Roof Trusses Collapse
On February 10, 1986, Employees #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7 and coworkers were engaged in the erection of 54 ft long wooden roof trusses, each weighing approximately 375 lbs and applying 0.625 in. tongue and groove plywood sheathing on top of the trusses. During these activities the trusses toppled and collapsed to ground level inside the building being constructed, which was 145 ft long by 50 ft wide and 10 ft high. Employees #1 through #7 were injured when the trusses collapsed. Six employees fell with the trusses and one employee was buried in the debris while at ground level. The injured employees sustained mostly strains and bruises, and one fracture. Employees #1, #2, # 3, #4, #5, #6, and #7 were treated and released from a hospital on the day of the accident, and have returned to work. Insufficient training and neglect of the Truss Plate Institute recommendations were contributing factors that lead to the accident.
Keywords: roof collapse, fracture, truss, collapse, abrasion, untrained, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102026440 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Construction trades, n.e.c.
2 102026440 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters
3 102026440 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Construction trades, n.e.c.
4 102026440 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Concrete and terrazzo finishers
5 102026440 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters
6 102026440 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Carpenters
7 102026440 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; carpenters and related workers

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