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Accident: 97245.015 - Electrical Worker Falls From Ladder And Fractures Skull

Accident: 97245.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 07/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247749.01507/12/2017Petes Electric Llc
At 4:30 p.m. on July 11, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an electrical contractor , was working at a multiemployer construction project for a new commercial build ing. He was working from an A-frame ladder and installing electrical wiring. E mployee #1 fell from the ladder to the concrete floor, a fall height of approxim ately 6 to 7 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transpor ted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for traumatic skull fracture i njuries.
Keywords: building, construction, electrical work, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, installing, ladder, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1247749.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Electricians' apprentices FallDist: 6
FallHt:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause:

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