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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1522938.015 - Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Mobile


Inspection Nr: 1522938.015
Report ID: 0418600
Date Opened: 03/30/2021

Site Address:
Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation
Co Rd 51
Greensboro, AL 36744

Mailing Address:
1410 U.S. 43 S., Demopolis, AL 36732

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 221122/Electric Power Distribution

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/20/2021

Emphasis: L:Ohpwrlne

Case Closed: 08/23/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1750716
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 134484.015
Event: 03/29/2021
Employee Is Killed After Falling And Being Crushed By Pole

At 8:30 a.m. on March 29, 2021, an employee was attempting to reattach damaged p owerlines to a 30 ft. wooden utility pole. The employee was attached to the pole with a body belt and harness. As the employee pulled the power lines, the pole snapped at the base causing him to fall. He landed between the ground and the po le, causing internal injuries and killing him.

Keywords:abdomen, caught between, climbing, crushed, elec utility work, fall, fall protection, falling object, malfunction, overhead power line, ppe, power line worker, power lines, safety belt, utility pole

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1522938.015 Fatality Electrical Power-Line
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