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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171060452 Event: 01/02/2001Employee Injured In Fall From Roof Joist
Two employees were landing additional roof joists on the roof of a retail store under construction. The two iron workers were on the open joist, forming the support for the roof being installed on a retail store construction site. The joists were between 18 and 19 feet high above the ground. Employee #1, the iron worker that was knocked from the joist, suffered a cracked pelvis, and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, joist, iron worker, pelvis, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303613780 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

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