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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315451336 - Sink Tower Erection Co

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh


Inspection Nr: 315451336
Report ID: 0453710
Date Opened: 08/10/2011

Site Address:
Sink Tower Erection Co
40989 Hwy 561
Hollister, NC 27844

Mailing Address:
183 Bradley Tysinger Road, Lexington, NC 27295

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/10/2011

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction

Emphasis: L:Commcon, L:Comtower

Case Closed: 03/05/2013

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100362599
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $300 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $2,100 $0 $0 $300 $0 $2,400
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 7F0605 A 12/19/2011 12/22/2011 $0 $2,100 $0 01/18/2012 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01002 Serious 7F0605 E 12/19/2011 12/22/2011 $2,100 $2,100 $0 01/18/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 02001 Other 19040039 A 12/19/2011 12/22/2011 $300 $300 $0 01/18/2012 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200359636
Event: 08/03/2011
Steel Worker Is Killed In Fall From Tower

On August 3, 2011 Employee #1, with Sink Tower Erection Co., was making modifications to 300-ft-tall cellular tower. He fell 50 ft to the ground and was killed.

Keywords:communication tower, steel, steel erection, fall, fall protection, tower

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315451336 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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