Accident Report Detail
Accident: 96348.015 - Electrical Lineman Falls From Pole, Fractures Leg
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1239936.015||06/15/2017||E.E. Electric, Inc|
At 10:00 p.m. on June 25, 2017, Employee #1, a journeyman electrical lineman emp loyed by an electrical services company, had begun to climb a utility pole to pe rform electrical work. When he was approximately 43 inches above the ground, hi s right foot gaff (climbing spike) kicked out. Employee #1 fell and landed forc efully on his left foot. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a left knee tibial f racture.