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Accident: 100101732 - Employee Dies In 340 Foot Fall From Telecommunication Tower

Accident: 100101732 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 04/27/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30448081704/30/20011799Nationwide Tower
An employee fell from the 340 foot elevation of a telecommunication tower. The employee was not properly trained and was not tied-off. He was killed.
Keywords: telecom work, struck against, fall, fall protection, tie-off, tower, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 500 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304480817 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:340
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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