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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1149258.015 - Marali Telecomm Systems Llc, Its Successors And Assigns

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Hlth Reg 1

Nr: 1149258.015Report ID: 0352450Open Date: 05/16/2016

Marali Telecomm Systems Llc, Its Successors And Assigns
23730 Log House Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20882
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 1422 W. Main Street Suite 205, Lewisville, TX 75067

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/31/2016
Emphasis: S:FallClose Case:01/12/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,575 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,575
Current Penalty $1,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260502 D15 11/10/2016 11/21/2016 $1,400 $3,575 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 90321.015Event: 05/16/2016Employee Falls From Cell Tower And Is Killed.
At 3:30 p.m. on May 16, 2016, the employee was measuring and documenting newly installed equipment on a cell tower at the 208-foot level. The employee was attached with both "D" rings from his double lanyard to a Remote Radio Head Unit (RRU) Rack. The RRU Rack was attached to the tower by angle adaptors that were not tied into the structure of the tower. The employee, with fall protection attached to the rack, fell backward from the tower. He then fell 208 feet to the ground, along with the Remote Radio Head Unit (RRU) Rack, when the RRU Rack broke free from the tower. The employee fell 208-feet to an HVAC unit, striking the side of a one story building, and was killed.
Keywords: anchor, fall, fall protection, communication tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1149258.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation Not Listed

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