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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1282145.015 - Worldwide Communications Consultants Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 1282145.015Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 12/11/2017

Worldwide Communications Consultants Inc.
25056 Cc Rdnull
Ransom, KS 67572
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 517919 
Mailing: 3298 Commerce Dr.Null, Newburgh, IN 47630

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/21/2017
Emphasis: L:XfallelecClose Case:06/07/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $10,348 $0 $0 $3,696 $0 $14,044
Current Penalty $5,174 $0 $0 $2,588 $0 $7,762
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 D02 03/09/2018 04/11/2018 $5,174 $5,174 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19260020 B02 03/09/2018 04/11/2018 $5,174 $5,174 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 03/09/2018 $2,588 $3,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 101502.015Event: 12/09/2017Employee Falls From Cell Tower During Antenna Installation A
At 3:10 p.m. on December 9, 2017, an employee was installing several horizontal members on a 420 foot cell tower in order to install an additional antenna array that was to be located between 322 and 342 feet above ground. The employee was using a gas generator to power a drill that he was using to bold the horizontal members when the generator ran out of gas. The employee re-positioned himself to lower the generator for it to be refueled when his hook came off of an unbolt ed member. The employee fell from the tower and hit several guy wires before la nding on the ground. The employee suffered head trauma and broke both legs. The employee was killed.
Keywords: antenna, fall, head, ppe, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1282145.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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