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Accident: 202044863 - Employee Suffers Fracture In Fall From Utility Pole

Accident: 202044863 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 03/04/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30553546003/12/20044911Washington Electric Cooperative
A power line worker was about 10 meters above the ground working on a rotted utility pole. He was tied off to the pole. A truck at the worksite rolled away, causing the worker to fall. (The original form did not indicate how the moving truck caused the fall.) The worker suffered a fractured bone in his back.
Keywords: boom truck, fracture, back, elec utility work, fall, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305535460 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Electrical power installers and repairers

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