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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313164352 - At & T

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 313164352Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 03/09/2010

At & T
626 Golden Ave
Fullerton, CA 92832
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4813/Telephone Communications, Except Radiotelephone
NAICS: 517110/Wired Telecommunications Carriers
Mailing: 3925 E Coronado Street, Anaheim, CA 92807

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/05/2010
Close Case:04/05/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202551339Event: 02/17/2010Employee Fractures Leg Falling From Ladder
On February 17, 2010, Employee #1 hooked and attached his 28 ft extension ladder to overhead communication cables, ascended the ladder, conducted his work. As Employee #1 began to descend the cable, tension slacked causing the ladder to slide abruptly on the cable enough to cause Employee #1 to loose his balance. Rather than risk falling backwards, Employee #1 jumped off the ladder on to the asphalt approximately 12 ft below, and suffered a broken right foot.
Keywords: fracture, telecom work, communication cable, ladder, fall, asphalt, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313164352 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electrical and electronic technicians

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