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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 108504267 - Arizona Public Service Company

Inspection Information - Office: New Mexico

Nr: 108504267Report ID: 0653510Open Date: 09/13/1990

Arizona Public Service Company
Four Corners Generating Station
Fruitland, NM 87416
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
Mailing: P. O. Box 53999, Phoenix, AZ 85072

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/13/1990
Close Case:11/19/1990

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14301907Event: 09/11/1990Employee Dies After Falling From Steel Structure
Employee #1 and a coworker were installing a rigid electrical conduit on the 46 ft level of a structural steel. The conduit was immediately behind the toe board, outside the work platform. It was necessary for the employees to reach beyond the guardrail in order to perform the job. While installing a tee along the rigid conduit, Employee #1 attempted to stand on a structural steel outside the work platform. He stepped through the guardrail, lost his balance, and fell 46 ft to a concrete floor. Employee #1 died. The employees were not tied off by lanyard or provided with an extended work platform.
Keywords: conduit, work rules, lanyard, elevated work plat, lost balance, tie-off, installing, construction, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108504267 Occupation Not Listed

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