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Inspection: 1267080.015 - Tower King Ii, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 1267080.015Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 09/27/2017

Tower King Ii, Inc.
501 Nw 207th Street
Miami, FL 33169
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 1570 West Beltline, Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/27/2017
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,934
Current Penalty $12,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,934
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/22/2018 04/10/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 03/28/2018 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99381.015Event: 09/27/2017Three Employees Are Killed When A Gin Pole Fails
At 4:00 p.m. on September 27, 2017, three employees were working from a gin pole that was attached to a communications tower. They were in the process of removing the pedestal at the top of the tower and lowering it to the ground, in preparation to install a transmission antenna. The gin pole system attachment components failed and fell to the ground, resulting in the death of the three employees connected to it.
Keywords: communication tower, gin pole, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1267080.015 Fatality Other Occupation Not Listed
2 1267080.015 Fatality Other Occupation Not Listed
3 1267080.015 Fatality Other Occupation Not Listed

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