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Inspection: 105931406 - Warmus & Associates Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland
Report ID: 0522300
Open 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
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 852269
Employee 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.
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