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Accident: 100951.015 - Worker Descending From A Ladder Falls And Fractures Leg

Accident: 100951.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1257340.01508/23/2017Frontier California Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on July 18, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a communications company , was engaged in transferring cable lines from overhead to underground. He was descending a ladder into a 7-foot deep electrical vault when the ladder slid. E mployee #1 fell to the vault's concrete floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated fo r a fracture to his lower left leg.
Keywords: access/egress, confined space, construction, descending, elec utility work, fall, fracture, ladder, leg, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257340.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers

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