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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 105931406 - Warmus & Associates Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland

Nr: 105931406Report ID: 0522300Open Date: 10/24/1989

Warmus & Associates Inc.
13870 Salem Alliance Road
Salem, OH 44460
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 2324 North Cleveland-Massillon Road, Bath, OH 44210

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/27/1989
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/25/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 852269Event: 10/29/1989Employee Killed In Fall To Another Level
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on October 22, 1989, Employee #1 was helping remove a 10,800 lb, 67-ft long antenna from the top of a 750 ft tower. The workers were using a gin pole and allowed the gin pole to lean toward the load, removing tension on the hoisting cable. This allowed the antenna to separate from top of the tower. The antenna fell causing three sections of the gin pole to fall to the ground after the hoisting cable failed or parted. Employee #1 had his safety bell lanyard hooked to a section of the gin-pole and fell with the gin pole. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, antenna, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105931406 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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