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Accident: 202509212 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Breaks Ankle

Accident: 202509212 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 05/03/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31433146307/03/20121781White'S Rel. Elec. Inc Dba Reliable Electric Inc
On May 3, 2012 Employee #1 of Reliable Electric, Inc, fell from the third rung of an eight foot ladder. At the time of the fall, Employee #1 was pulling cables through a conduit. The cable broke and he fell. Employee #1 was transported to Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo by the employer. Employee #1 suffered a broken ankle and was hospitalized in excess of 24 hours for other than observation.
Keywords: conduit, ladder, fall, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314331463 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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