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Accident: 101133.015 - Employee Jumps And Fractures Ankle When Pole Breaks

Accident: 101133.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1246912.01507/14/2017A-Co Temporary Power, Inc.
At 10:30 a.m. on June 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a company that provided power-related equipment and services, was working to provide temporary electrical power at a job site. He climbed up a ladder that was leaning against a power pole in preparation for making an overhead electrical wire connection. The pole broke, and Employee #1 jumped off the ladder. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured ankle.
Keywords: power line worker, fall protection, ladder, power lines, fracture, fall, temporary wiring, utility pole, construction, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1246912.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Other Installers And Repairers

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