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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $325 $0 $325
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 02/08/2001 02/13/2001 $0 $0 $0 04/19/2001 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01002 Other 1675 J 02/08/2001 02/13/2001 $0 $325 $0 04/19/2001 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201063450 Event: 01/03/2001Employee Killed In Fall From Ladder
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on January 3, 2001, Employee #1, a cable inspector, was checking for illegal use of cable television services in a neighborhood located on a high, steep, hill. According to the employer, he placed his 28-foot extension ladder on a downward sloping ground and hooked it at the outer side of the television detection box. The weight of his body caused the top section of the ladder to slide away along the top section of the wire. The ladder was not properly placed to prevent displacement. Employee #1 fell approximately 19 feet to the asphalt road and was transported to Sharp Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Keywords: extension ladder, communication cable, fall, slope
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120275540 Fatality Fracture Inspectors, testers and graders

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