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Inspection: 304002587 - Southern Telecom

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 6


Inspection Nr: 304002587
Report ID: 0454716
Open Date: 01/10/2001

Site Address:
Southern Telecom
1927 E. Main St.
Rogersville, TN 37857

Mailing Address:
1304 Clematis Dr., Knightdale, NC 27545

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/10/2001

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction

Emphasis: L:Fall

Close Case:01/27/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100621150
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19260105 A 06/06/2001 06/12/2001 $5,400 $5,400 $0 08/21/2001 R - Review Commission  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200621241
Event: 01/09/2001
Employee Died In Fall From Telecommunications Tower

Two employees were working on a telecommunications tower. One of them was tightening a flange for a splice. As he was repositioning himself, he fell 18.3 meters to the ground. The injured employee was alive en route to a hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Keywords:telecom work, fall, fall protection, tower

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304002587 Fatality Other Structural metal workers
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