Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14426795 - Utility Pole Broke, Employee At Top Fell To The Ground

Accident: 14426795 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 02/10/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10001825802/18/19861623T S I Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING AT THE TOP OF A 45 FOOT DEAD END POWER POLE. EMPLOYEES #1, 2, AND 3 WERE TIGHTENING THE TWO GUY WIRES WHICH WERE HOLDING THE POLE. THE WINCH LINE WAS TAKEN OFF THE POLE, AND IMMEDIATELY AFTERWARDS THE POLE BROKE INTO SEVERAL PIECES. EMPLOYEE #1, STILL ATTACHED TO THE TOP PORTION OF THE POLE, FELL TO THE GROUND AND WAS KILLED.
Keywords: guy, fall, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100018258 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close