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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $640
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B02 07/10/1986 07/13/1986 $640 $640 $0 A - Amendment
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 19260105 A 07/10/1986 07/13/1986 $0 $0 $0 A - Amendment
  3. 02001 Other 19040008 07/10/1986 07/13/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14498729 Event: 06/02/1986Employee Killed In 80 Ft Fall From Gin Pole
On June 2, 1986, Employee #1 climbed a 90 ft gin pole in the rain to dismantle the top 10 ft section. The gin pole was comprised four 20 ft sections and one 10 ft section, and it was anchored by chain jacks to a 740 to 760 ft high communications tower. Employee #1 fell 80 ft and was killed. He had on his safety belt and lanyard, but apparently had not attached them.
Keywords: gin pole, communication tower, dismantling, work rules, fall, fall protection, slippery surface, tie-off
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101075950 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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