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Inspection: 126218213 - J-Comm

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126218213Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 06/14/2000

7779 Tolans Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4841/Cable and Other Pay Television Services
Mailing: 1380 W 9th Street, Upland, CA 91786

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:10/18/2000
Planning Guide: Health-Construction Close Case:10/20/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126218213Event: 05/25/2000Employee Fractured Nose And Foot In Fall From Ladder
An employee was installing a satellite antenna system on a dwelling. He was working from a 4.8-meter fiberglass extension ladder. He had been working, ascending and descending the ladder, for almost 2 hours. In one of his descents, the ladder shifted and caused him to fall about 2.4 to 3.1 meters. He sustained a fractured right foot, a fractured nose, and a dislocated right wrist. He was hospitalized for 6 days. After the accident, the employee stated that he had made sure that the ladder was firmly secured before using it.
Keywords: fracture, telecom work, ladder, nose, dislocated, fall, antenna, foot, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126218213 Hospitalized injury Fracture Communications equipment operators, n.e.c.

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