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Accident: 201502168 - Employee Falls From Ladder

Accident: 201502168 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 02/16/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12563278603/05/20011731Wbe The Electric Company
Employee #1 was injured at a construction renovation project. Employee #1 was installing electrical conduit at the time. He was working from a portable ladder which became displaced, causing the injured to fall approximately 8-ft to the work surface below. He sustained an open fracture of the left leg and dislocation of the left ankle. He was hospitalized for surgery & treatment.
Keywords: electrical, conduit, ladder, construction, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125632786 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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