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Accident: 14269286 - Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 14269286 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 10/21/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11354861410/21/20021541Washington Group International, Inc.
On October 21, 2002, Employee #1, an electrician, was descending a metal ladder. His foot slipped off the rung, causing him to fall 11 ft 3 in. onto the metal decking. Employee #1 fractured his foot.
Keywords: decking, fracture, electrician, ladder, construction, fall, ankle, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 8 80
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 113548614 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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