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Ensure that an effective means of fall protection is in place and used.
The truss was heavy due to it being waterlogged. As it was being maneuvered into position by sliding it along the top plate, the apex pivoted and the truss slipped off the top plate. As the truss slipped, the contractor lost his balance and fell from the top plate to the ground.
Contractor suffered fractured wrist and jaw when he fell off the roof.