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Accident: 201160728 - Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 201160728 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/13/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12611111107/17/19981731Sage Electric Co.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 13, 1998, Employee #1, an electrician, was laying out conduit pipes along a wall. She was standing on a ladder while drilling holes in the wall when she fell approximately 8 feet to the concrete floor. She sustained a compound fracture to her right ankle. She was taken to UCLA Medical Center where she was treated and released.
Keywords: fracture, wall, conduit, electrician, ladder, fall, pipe, concrete, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126111111 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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