Unintended Consequences July 11, 1989. While it was long ago, I can still close my eyes and relive almost every moment. It started out as a typical summer day and the warehouse my company was building was moving right on schedule. This particular day we would be setting wooden roof trusses with a span of sixty five feet.
At approximately 12:30, the crane set the last truss. Three men were on top of the masonry wall of the building, while one of my crewmen and I were on the ground inside the…