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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201773702 - Electrician Injures Back In Fall From Catwalk

Accident: 201773702 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 10/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31597762910/27/20111731Calvi Electric Company

On October 27, 2011, Employee #1, an electrician, was working while on a catwalk. He fell 15 to 20 ft through a ceiling and landed on a chandelier. Employee #1 was hospitalized for fractured vertebrae.

Keywords: fracture, electrician, back, catwalk, fall, fall protection, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 30

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315977629 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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