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Accident: 200371839 - Employee Killed In Fall From Cell Phone Tower

Accident: 200371839 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 09/21/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30355727609/21/20011731Eastern Communications, Inc.
On September 21, 2001, Employee #1 and other employees of the Eastern Communications, Inc. were on a cell phone tower to change an antenna, 150 ft above the ground. Employee #1 stepped onto the antenna support bar, which was not properly secured and the bar rolled causing him to fall. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: ppe, construction, fall, fall protection, antenna, tower
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 250 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303557276 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Waterproofing
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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