Inspection: 434651.015 - Platinum Communications Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Austin
Platinum Communications Inc.
2238 E. Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78741
815a Brazos St. Suite 371, Austin, TX 78746
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Inspection Type: Referral
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 05/18/2012
Case Closed: 02/05/2015
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19260502 A02||11/02/2012||11/05/2012||$2,800||$2,800||$0||Z - Issued|
|2.||01002||Serious||19260503 A01||11/02/2012||11/19/2012||$2,800||$2,800||$0||Z - Issued|
At 6:00 p.m. on May 16, 2012, and employee was working as a subcontractor at a communications firm in Austin, Texas. The firm was engaged in the construction of radio, television, and telecommunications transmitting and receiving towers. He was applying weatherproofing to a structure. While repositioning, he fell approximately 30.5 meters (100 feet) from height. He was hospitalized and treated for fractures to his neck, arms, and leg.
Keywords:arm, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, neck, telecom work, tower