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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 109076323 - Georgia Power Company

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 109076323Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 09/02/1993

Georgia Power Company
Intersection Of Old Tenn. Hwy & Whitecastville
Cartersville, GA 30120
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
Mailing: P.O. Box 4545, Atlanta, GA 30302

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/08/1993
Close Case:06/28/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360825343    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 11/29/1993 01/18/1994 $4,500 $4,500 $0 12/23/1993 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 922336Event: 09/01/1993Fall - Snaphook Rollout
An employee was installing bird wire on a utility pole. Working 24 feet above the ground, he had his pole strap around the pole and hooked into the D-rings on his body belt. A snaphook on his lanyard disengaged itself from the D-ring, and the employee fell from the pole. He died of injuries he sustained in the fall.
Keywords: snaphook rollout, power line worker, elec utility work, fall, fall protection, utility pole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 109076323 Fatality Other Electrical power installers and repairers

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