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Accident: 170784524 - Electrician Falls From Ladder And Fractures Both Heels

Accident: 170784524 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/15/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11992056908/28/20131731Agri Electric
On August 15, 2013, Employee #1, an electrician employed by Agri Electric, an electrical contractor, was installing lighting fixtures at a building. He was working from a 12-foot A-frame ladder. He lost his footing and fell 8 feet. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for fractures to both heels. He was hospitalized for 10 days.
Keywords: fracture, installing, electrician, ladder, lighting fixture, electrical work, fall, fall protection, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119920569 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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