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Accident: 200514537 - Employee Killed When Struck By Telephone Pole

Accident: 200514537 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 10/02/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31143940010/03/20071623Okay Construction
On October 2, 2007, Employee #1 was deframing a telephone pole when it fell from the pole gin and struck him on the head. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: gin pole, head, unsecured, work rules, construction, struck by, utility pole, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 4 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311439400 Fatality Concussion Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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