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Accident: 95870.015 - Employee Falls From Telecommunication Tower And Suffers Cont

Accident: 95870.015 -- Report ID: 0454711 -- Event Date: 05/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1235464.01505/25/2017Cms Wireless, Llc
At approximately 11:15 a.m. on May 24, 2017, Employee #1 was adjusting load anchor points on a monopole tower, approximately 35 ft above ground level, as part of the additional telecommunication antennae installation. He was wearing a full body harness with safety climb attachment. As he worked, he became unattached to his anchor points. Employee #1 fell approximately 35 ft and struck dirt and stone on the ground that caused bruising and soreness to right leg, back, and arm. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment and was then released.
Keywords: telecom work, back, contusion, fall protection, leg, fall, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1235464.015 32 M Non Hospitalized injury Other Telecomm: Equipment Install/Repair, Not Line Installer

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