Inspection: 310006804 - Expert Wireless Solutions, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 4
Expert Wireless Solutions, Inc.
Evangel Church, 13901 Central Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
8221 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 200, Vienna, VA 22182
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 541690/Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 07/30/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction
Emphasis: S:Falls, S:General Ind. Fatalities, S:General Industry
Case Closed: 01/03/2007
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100023 A02||11/17/2006||11/22/2006||$790||$1,750||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||01002||Serious||19100023 C01||11/17/2006||11/22/2006||$2,000||$3,750||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
On July 21, 2006, Employee #1, a wireless communications technician, was walking on a metal deck that provided access to a cellular phone antenna inside of an existing church steeple. The metal deck did not have guardrails or mesh protecting the edge. He walked off of the open-sided metal deck, fell 44 feet, and landed on his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Employee #1 was not using a personal fall arrest system.
Keywords:head, metal decking, fall, fall protection, antenna, concussion, unguarded, communication worker
|1||310006804||Fatality||Concussion||Science technicians, n.e.c.|