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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1591708.015 - Tennessee Valley Authority

Inspection Information - Office: Nashville


Inspection Nr: 1591708.015
Report ID: 0420100
Date Opened: 04/20/2022

Site Address:
Tennessee Valley Authority
3672 Old Sam'S Road Structure 196 To 204
Pegram, TN 37143

Mailing Address:
1101 Market Street Mail Stop Br5c, Chattanooga, TN 37402

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 221122/Electric Power Distribution

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N


Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/22/2022

Emphasis: L:Fall, L:Ohpwrlne

Case Closed: 10/27/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1887959
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19260954 B03 IV 10/19/2022 11/09/2022 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 145709.015
Event: 04/20/2022
Employee Is Killed In Fall From Overhead Powerline Tower

At 11:00 a.m. on April 20, 2022, an employee was unclipping static wire from the peak of an overhead powerline structure. The employee was climbing down from th e tower and fell to the ground. The employee suffered severe trauma to the body and was killed.

Keywords:climbing, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, overhead power line

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1591708.015 Fatality Electrical Power-Line
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