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Report: Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet at U.S. Vents in Austin, Texas

DATE: 12/15/17

An employee was climbing an extension ladder when it slipped. The employee fell approximately 10 to 12 feet onto the ladder, suffering a broken right ankle, lacerations, and contusions.

Report ID 20171211937  
Date 12/15/2017  
UPA 1293659  
Primary NAICS 561720  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 52 Ankle(s)
Source 7421 Extension ladders
Event 4333 Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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