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Report: Fall or jump curtailed by personal fall arrest system at GEV Wind Power US, LLC in Snyder, Texas

DATE: 09/13/17

An employee was climbing a permanent ladder inside a wind turbine. The employee was wearing a fall harness attached to a climb assist mechanism. The employee’s foot became tangled and he slipped off the ladder falling 6 inches. The injured employee was hospitalized for a muscle strain.

Report ID 2017098768  
Date 09/13/2017  
UPA 1263794  
Primary NAICS 221115  
Nature 1233 Strains
Part of Body 9999 Nonclassifiable
Source 741 Ladders-fixed
Event 45 Fall or jump curtailed by personal fall arrest system
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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