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Accident: 201489762 - Cable Installer Trips And Fractures Ankle

Accident: 201489762 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 04/09/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30112854205/15/20071731Solcom, Inc. Dba Solcom Communications, Inc.

On April 9, 2007, Employee #1 was working for an electrical contractor, pulling telecommunications cable from its junction box to a residence, when he tripped on some bark that was on the lawn. He fractured an ankle, and he was hospitalized for two days.

Keywords: fracture, telecom work, cable tv work, communication cable, tripped, fall, ankle
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 10

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301128542 Hospitalized injury Fracture Technicians, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall, other

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