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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 110665.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Manlift/Water Tower

Accident: 110665.015 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 11/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1358032.01511/03/2018Enertech Resources
On November 2, 2018, an employee was installing telecommunications equipment on a water tank while in an aerial lift. The employee unclipped his lanyard from the aerial lift anchor and clipped it to an equipment mount on the water tank while standing on the railing of the lift. The equipment mount detached from the water tower and fell to the ground, bringing the employee down with it. The employee died as a result of injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: telecom work, installing, fall protection, fall, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair   72 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1358032.015 28 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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