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Accident: 110225.015 - Employee Fractures Hips In Fall From Power Pole

Accident: 110225.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 10/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1354586.01510/19/2018K-Line Construction, Ltd
At 1:00 p.m. on October 16, 2018, an employee climbed a wooden utility pole to r einstall power lines. While on the pole, the employee removed his primary choker belt and dropped it to the ground. As the employee descended the pole, the empl oyee came up to some communication lines and unhooked the secondary choker and f ell twenty feet. The employee was hospitalized for fractures to both hips.
Keywords: ascending, belt, choker, climbing, descending, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, power lines
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1354586.015 65 M Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers

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