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Accident: 201091725 - Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 201091725 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 05/12/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12621658905/14/19981731Powell Electric Inc
Employee #1 fell from a ladder while drilling a 3.0-inch hole overhead. The drill bit became stuck, and Employee #1 lost his balance and became tangled in the ladder. He fell and fractured his left tibia, elbow, and wrist. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, rotating parts, tibia, stuck, ladder, fall, elbow, electric drill, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126216589 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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