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Accident: 102772.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Arm

Accident: 102772.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 01/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1292508.01502/05/2018Fleming Electric, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on January 25, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical servic es company, was engaged in electrical work at a building. He was preparing to i nstall conduit to an outside corridor wall. Employee #1 leaned an 8-foot ladder against the wall. As he climbed, he lost his footing and fell, a fall height o f approximately 6 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tra nsported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured arm that required surgery.
Keywords: arm, conduit, construction, electrical work, fall, fracture, installing, ladder, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1292508.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist: 8
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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