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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126187145 - Comcast

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 126187145Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 04/28/2010

116 E Water St
Hanford, CA 93230
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4841/Cable and Other Pay Television Services
NAICS: 517510/Cable and Other Program Distribution
Mailing: 2441 N Grove Industrial Dr, Fresno, CA 93727

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/28/2010
Close Case:06/09/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201493657Event: 11/23/2009Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder
On November 23, 2009, Employee #1 was using a ladder to access a cable tap on the cable signal line located next to the power pole. While he was in the process of setting up his work ladder, he started to climb the ladder to secure the safety hooks. He was climbing half way up the ladder and he felt it move. He decided to come down so he could secure it. As he came down the ladder fell, causing Employee #1 to fall to the ground causing his injury. Employee #1 sustained a serious injury to his right leg. The injury occurred next to a customer's house, located in Hanford, CA. He was taken to Fresno Community Hospital for treatment which was located in Fresno, CA. The incident was reported to Cal OSHA on November 23, 2009, by the employer.
Keywords: safety latch, cable tv work, communication cable, ladder, fall, set up, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126187145 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians

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