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Accident: 202546362 - Employee Falls Off Ladder, Fractures Heel

Accident: 202546362 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/26/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31486622910/23/20130782Diamond Landscaping
On September 26, 2013, Employee #1, with Diamond Landscaping, was standing on the third rung of a 12 ft fiberglass ladder, leaning against a tree. He held a branch to put Christmas lights on the tree. The branch broke, and he fell from the ladder. A coworker was holding the ladder. Employee #1 fell from the ladder and broke his right heel. He was hospitalized for four days.
Keywords: fracture, temporary lighting, tree limb, ladder, lighting fixture, tree, fall, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314866229 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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