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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 103157319 - Capital Electric Line Builders, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 103157319Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 04/17/1990

Capital Electric Line Builders, Inc.
2 Mi N. Of
Lawrence, KS 66044
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: 1320 Ottawa, Leavenworth, KS 66048

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/19/1990
Close Case:04/19/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14422471Event: 04/16/1990Employee Killed In Fall From Wooden Power Line Pole
Employee #1, a journeyman electrical lineman, was climbing a wooden power line pole to replace the insulators. Apparently one of the gaffs cut out on his climbers and he fell approximately 35 ft to the ground. He sustained head and chest injuries, from which he died.
Keywords: chest, head, maintenance, power line worker, construction, equipment failure, fall, cutout--gaff
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103157319 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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