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Report: Other jump to lower level 26 to 30 feet at Cablevision in Edison, New Jersey

DATE: 01/03/15

Employee was installing a new cable on a home while working from a Lunar, 28 foot fiberglass extension ladder. A gust of wind made his ladder move and he felt like it was going to fall so he jumped off the ladder toward the grass to avoid the concrete patio and landed on his back.

Report ID 2015010046  
Date 01/03/2015  
UPA 929953  
Inspection 1016218  
Primary NAICS 515210  
Nature 1972 Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury
Part of Body 320 Back, including spine, spinal cord, unspecified
Source 7421 Extension ladders
Secondary Source 9272 High winds, gusts, turbulence
Event 4426 Other jump to lower level 26 to 30 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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