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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 129819.015 - Employee Dies After Fall From Communications Tower

Accident: 129819.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 09/25/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1494562.01509/25/2020Roadrunner Installation Services, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on September 25, 2020, Employee # 1 was on one of the communication tower's outer legs, leaning in to his right while installing coaxial cable with metal snap in attachments. Employee # 1 fell while performing work. He suffered multiple trauma injuries from the approximate 90 foot fall. It is not known whe ther he struck parts of the tower as he fell, ultimately landing on the ground. He was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, communication, communication cable, communication tower, communication worker, fall, fall protection, telecom work
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair   90 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1494562.015 34 M Fatality Telecomm: Line Installers And Repairers FallDist: 90
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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