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Accident: 202655304 - Employee Fractures Chest When Pole Breaks At The Base

Accident: 202655304 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 11/08/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31621008711/08/20124213T & T Trucking Inc
On November 11, 2012, Employee #1 was standing on a ladder painting a light pole. The employee's ladder was positioned against the light pole. The pole snapped at the base, and Employee #1 fell from the ladder approximately 10 ft to the ground. The employee was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for a chest fracture. Employee #1 remains hospitalized.
Keywords: chest, fracture, ladder, fall, painter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316210087 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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