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Accident: 200673465 - Employee Killed In Fall From Transmission Tower

Accident: 200673465 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 09/20/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30424790109/21/20011731Edd Helms Group, Inc.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on September 20, 2001, Employee #1 was climbing a transmission tower. He was preparing to install the ground wire when he fell approximately 40 ft to the ground and was killed. Employee #1 was wearing a body harness and the tower was equipped with a guy.
Keywords: communication tower, telecom work, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, tie-off, tower, transmission tower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304247901 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Electrical and electronic technicians

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