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Accident: 107396.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Breaks Leg And Foot

Accident: 107396.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 01/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1294511.01502/09/2018S R Bray Llc
At 10:56 a.m. on January 29, 2018, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a temporary power systems company, were working at the site of a new building development. They were working as a team, climbing temporary utility poles, unhooking temporary power, and taking down the power lines and poles. Employee #1 used a 24-foot extension ladder to climb a pole while Coworker #1 worked on the ground. The ladder began to shift, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to his right fibula and tibia bones and left heel.
Keywords: unsecured, fracture, power lines, leg, foot, utility pole, fall, extension ladder, fall protection, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Maintenance or repair  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1294511.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Electrical power installers and repairers

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