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Accident: 170363642 - Employee'S Leg Is Fractured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 170363642 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/28/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12583240209/25/20091799Hignell Co, The
On August 29, 2009, Employee #1, an electrician, was repairing a light fixture from a ladder, and he lost his balance and fell. He was hospitalized with a fractured leg.
Keywords: fracture, electrician, ladder, fall, lost balance, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125832402 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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