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Accident: 202562740 - Employee Falls From Ladder, Fractures Back And Wrist

Accident: 202562740 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/14/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31234924407/23/20081731Diversified Electrical Contractors
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on July 14, 2008, Employee #1, a journeyman electrician, was working off a 6 ft ladder. He was removing conduit when he lost his balance and fell to a carpet floor. He sustained a fractured back and wrist and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, electrician, ladder, back, fall, lost balance, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312349244 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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