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Accident: 201022381 - Employee'S Leg Is Fractured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 201022381 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/20/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30075129411/03/20091731Dkb Electric, Inc.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on October 20, 2009, Employee #1, an electrician, was changing a lighting fixture standing on a ladder. He lost his balance, fell to the floor and was hospitalized with a fractured right leg.
Keywords: fracture, electrician, ladder, fall, lost balance, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300751294 Hospitalized injury Fracture Telephone installers and repairers FallDist:
FallHt:4
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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