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Accident: 101230.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Ankle

Accident: 101230.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 10/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268675.01510/06/2017Vivint Solar Llc
At 5:30 p.m. on October 3, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a solar energy company , was engaged in a solar installation at a two-story residential structure. He had removed the fall protection anchor and was using a ladder to descend from th e roof. Employee #1 fell from the ladder and landed on his feet, a fall height of 8 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to t he hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured ankle.
Keywords: anchor, ankle, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, ladder, residential construction, roof, roof panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1268675.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist: 8
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.

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