Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

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

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.

Close