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Accident: 201370137 - Employee Died In Fall From Antenna Tower

Accident: 201370137 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 12/16/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30103861812/17/19974841Cable Tv Of East Providence,Inc. Dba Susquehanna C
A cable television company employee was approximately 13 meters up a tower, installing brackets for a two-way radio repeater antenna. The employee had been tied off but unhooked himself to move to the other side of tower to tighten up the rest of the bolts for the bracket. While moving, he fell to the ground and died
Keywords: communication tower, fall, fall protection, antenna, communication worker
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301038618 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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