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Accident: 14498448 - Fall From Extension Ladder

Accident: 14498448 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 09/19/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10026764012/05/19854813Lufkin Telephone Exchange Inc
AN EMPLOYEE FOR A TELECOMMUNICATIONS UTILITY WAS DISCONNECTING A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE CABLE. HE WAS WORKING FROM AN EXTENSION LADDER ABOUT 20 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. WHEN HE CUT THE CABLE, HE LOST HIS BALANCE AND FELL TO THE GROUND. THE EMPLOYEE DIED OF HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: extension ladder, telecom work, communication cable, e tc, ladder, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100267640 Fatality Concussion Telephone line installers and repairers

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