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Accident: 202509568 - Electrician Injured In Fall From A-Frame Stepladder

Accident: 202509568 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/19/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31433294111/28/20121629Fidel Electric, Inc.,
On November 19, 2012, Employee #1, a 48-year-old male Electricians' Apprentice with Fidel Electric Inc., was using a 6-ft., A-frame, stepladder, to perform normal duties. Employee #1 fell from the stepladder and landed on a concrete floor. Employee #1 sustained broken right femur in the fall and was hospitalized for treatment of his injury.
Keywords: fracture, stepladder, electrician, ladder, electrical work, fall, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314332941 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:2
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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