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Accident: 96812.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Is Injured

Accident: 96812.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1244282.01507/05/2017Multiband Field Services, Incorporated
At 12:45 p.m. on June 27, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a telecommunications installation company, was installing/upgrading a satellite dish at a private residence. He was working from a 16-foot Werner fiberglass extension ladder and installing cable when the ladder began to fall. Employee #1 jumped from the ladder and fell. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured left leg and dislocated knee.
Keywords: telecom work, residential construction, leg, knee, installing, fracture, fall protection, extension ladder, fall, cable tv work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1244282.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Fracture

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