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Accident: 170896674 - Employee Fractured Ankle In Fall Off Of Van

Accident: 170896674 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/01/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11978696007/19/19994812Pacific Bell Wireless
An employee of a wireless telephone company was on top of a broadcast van, working on an antenna. The van was parked in the parking lot of an office building. The employee, who was not using any form of fall protection, fell from the van 2.3 meters to the ground. He was hospitalized for 3 days for a fractured right ankle.
Keywords: fracture, telecom work, fall, fall protection, antenna, motor vehicle, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119786960 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, light

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