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Accident: 103726.015 - Employee Falls Approximately 25 Feet While Climbing Down Lad

Accident: 103726.015 -- Report ID: 0257240 -- Event Date: 03/01/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1300613.01503/07/2018Ars Planet Corp.
At 3:45 p.m. on March 1, 2018, an employee was installing five telephone lines while on a portable metal ladder that was leaning against a telephone pole. The employee started to climb down the ladder when a truck became entangled in the internet cable that broke and the employee fell approximately 25 feet before hitting the ground, fracturing multiple bones. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: telecom work, ladder, fracture, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1300613.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Telephone line installers and repairers

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