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Accident: 110970.015 - Worker Fractures Knee When Ladder Falls

Accident: 110970.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 11/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360181.01511/14/2018Charter Communication Dba Spectrum
At 4:47 p.m. on November 7, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that provided cable television and other subscription programming. He was on an extension ladder. He was using a drill to route a wire through or attach a wire onto a beam. The ladder kicked out from underneath him. He and the ladder fell onto a concrete floor. The employee sustained a fracture to his right knee. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: telecom work, falling object, ladder, lost balance, knee, fracture, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1360181.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Other

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