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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 142020.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder, Receives Fractures To Neck, Nose

Accident: 142020.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 12/15/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1569184.01512/16/2021Armstrong Utilities Inc.

At 9:30 a.m. on December 15, 2021, an employee worked from a ladder to conduct s ervice line replacement. While cutting a cable strand at midspan, the employee f ell approximately thirty feet from a ladder. The employee was hospitalized to tr eat fractures to the neck (cervical vertebra), nose and orbital bone.

Keywords: cable, cutting, elec utility work, face, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, ladder, neck, nose, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1569184.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Electrical and electronic technicians FallDist: 30
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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