Accident Report Detail
Accident: 202563235 - Employee Falls From Utility Pole When Gaff Loses Grip
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|312350861||11/25/2008||1731||Henkels & Mccoy, Inc.|
On November 17, 2008, an employee of an electrical contractor was descending a utility pole. He disconnected his body belt at the telecom lines and rotated around to get past the obstruction. When he stepped down, the gaff of his pole climber went into a crack in the pole. He lost his footing and fell 22 feet, 2 inches to the ground. He fractured his hip, and he was hospitalized.
|1||312350861||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Occupation not reported|