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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $110 $0 $110
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $110 $0 $110
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3395(I) 08/07/2017 $110 $110 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96348.015 Event: 06/25/2017Electrical Lineman Falls From Pole, Fractures Leg
At 10:00 p.m. on June 25, 2017, Employee #1, a journeyman electrical lineman emp loyed by an electrical services company, had begun to climb a utility pole to pe rform electrical work. When he was approximately 43 inches above the ground, hi s right foot gaff (climbing spike) kicked out. Employee #1 fell and landed forc efully on his left foot. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a left knee tibial f racture.
Keywords: climbing on column, construction, elec utility work, fall, fall protection, fracture, knee, ppe, tibia, utility pole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1239936.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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