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Accident: 855718 - Employee Dies After Falling From Communication Tower

Accident: 855718 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 10/19/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10330306110/20/19931623Leblanc Communications, Inc.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on October 19, 1993, Employee #1 was working at a height of 100 feet installing a communication tower. He had apparently connected his climber belt to the load line on a gin pole, but the pole toppled from the tower, throwing Employee #1 to the ground and killing him.
Keywords: gin pole, communication tower, installing, work rules, safety belt, construction, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103303061 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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