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Accident: 57451.015 - Two Employees Are Killed In Communications Tower Collapse

Accident: 57451.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 02/01/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
957188.01502/01/2014S. & S. Communication Specialists, Inc.
At 11:37 a.m. on February 1, 2014, two employees were removing tubular diagonal bracing from a communications tower. As they were replacing the bracing with ? i nch angle iron at a 60-70 ft section, the communications tower collapsed. Suffer ing crushing and impalement from the structural metal, both employees were kille d due to multiple injuries to the head, torso and extremities.
Keywords: communication tower, crushing, head, impaled, struck by, structural collapse, torso
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 340 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 957188.015 27 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel
2 957188.015 32 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel

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