Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201762564 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Monopole

Accident: 201762564 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 04/10/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30859150204/11/20064813Quality Tower Service Ltd
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on April 10, 2006, Employee #1 was climbing a 185 ft telecommunications tower (Monopole) in preparation for hoisting a series of antennas that were to be installed. A witness stated that Employee #1 was wearing a safety harness and carrying a rope over his shoulder to be used for rigging. When Employee #1 was at a height of approximately 165 ft, the witness heard a noise and saw Employee #1 falling. Employee #1 was killed, when he landed on a platform at the base of the tower.
Keywords: telecom work, rope, safety belt, climbing on column, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308591502 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.