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Inspection: 315526327 - Par Electrical Contractors

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 315526327Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 10/14/2011

Par Electrical Contractors
19th Ave And Flower
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 525 Corporate Drive, Escondido, CA 92029

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/23/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/01/2011
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202553491Event: 10/10/2011Employee Is Injured In Fall From Pole
On October 10, 2011, Employee #1, with an electrical subcontractor, was descending a pole. When he reached the pole steps at the communication level, he disconnected his pole choker fall restraint device. As Employee #1 swung around the pole from the high side to the lower side (approximately 12 in. out of plumb), his gaff caught on a section of ground molding. He then lost his balance and fell approximately 20 ft to the ground. Employee #1 was hospitalized for abrasions and bruises.
Keywords: unsecured, electrician, descending, abrasion, lanyard, fall, fall protection, lost balance, utility pole, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315526327 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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