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Accident: 200100378 - Employee Killed In Fall From Communications Tower

Accident: 200100378 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 10/23/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30191953610/23/19981799Summit Tower Services Inc.
Employee #1 and coworkers were erecting an approximately 180 ft tall communications tower. Employee #1 was rappelling down from the top of the tower when he fell to his death.
Keywords: communication tower, work rules, construction, descending, steel erection, fall, fall protection, rappelling, tower
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 180 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301919536 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall, other

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