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Accident: 170380109 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall

Accident: 170380109 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 07/20/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12028514307/22/19944923Pacific Gas And Electric Company
Employee #1 had deactivated a high-voltage system at an electrical substation to do repairs. He was standing 12 ft above ground on a 20 ft fiberglass extension ladder when he fell. He sustained a broken heel (left foot), a broken pelvis (two places), and a compression fracture of the vertebrae. Employee #1 was not using the tie-off protection--safety belt and lanyard--issued to him for this job.
Keywords: fracture, extension ladder, repair, work rules, safety belt, lanyard, pelvis, fall, tie-off, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120285143 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians

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