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Inspection: 105421739 - Wrice Radio & Tv Service

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 105421739Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 07/30/1987

Wrice Radio & Tv Service
747 Amelia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7622/Radio and Television Repair Shops

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/07/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/01/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360280184    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $480 $0 $0 $0 $0 $480
Current Penalty $480 $0 $0 $0 $0 $480
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260028 A 08/21/1987 08/24/1987 $480 $480 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 30008 08/21/1987 08/26/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 734442Event: 07/27/1987Fall - Lanyard Broke
AN EMPLOYEE WAS DISASSEMBLING A TELEVISION TOWER THAT WAS 40 FEET HIGH. HE WAS WORKING AT A LEVEL THAT WAS ABOUT 35 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. HIS LANYARD BROKE, AND HE FELL TO THE GROUND. (THE SAFETY BELT, SERIAL NUMBER 110127, WAS MANUFACTURED BY MINE SAFETY APPLIANCE COMPANY. THE BELT AND LANYARD WERE 29 YEARS OLD AND WERE SINGLE-PLY LEATHER. THE LANYARD HAD BROKEN ONCE BEFORE AND HAD BEEN REPAIRED.) THE EMPLOYEE DIED OF HEAD INJURIES HE SUSTAINED IN THE FALL.
Keywords: head, telecom work, lanyard, fall, fall protection, antenna
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105421739 Fatality Concussion Construction laborers

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