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Accident: 115369.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 115369.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 03/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1383468.01503/07/2019Creative Electric, Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on March 7, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an electrical contracto r, was installing 12/2 Metal Clad (MC) cable wire above a drop ceiling at a one- story commercial building. He was working from an extension ladder when he fell . The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treat ment of fracture to his knee, foot, and elbow.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, ceiling, construction, elbow, electric cable, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, foot, fracture, installing, knee, ladder, maintenance, rehabilitation, renovation, repair, wire line
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1383468.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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