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Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

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Inspection: 1446625.015 - Pegasus Tower Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 1446625.015Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 11/16/2019

Pegasus Tower Co.
11345 Highway 12 West
Starkville, MS 39759
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: Po Box 40, Calico Rock, AR 72519

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/16/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1519054    
Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 1 4
Current Violations 2 1 1 4
Initial Penalty $5,783 $134,937 $0 $0 $0 $140,720
Current Penalty $5,783 $134,937 $0 $0 $0 $140,720
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 05/14/2020 06/08/2020 $1,735 $1,735 $0 06/10/2020 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260104 B 05/14/2020 06/08/2020 $4,048 $4,048 $0 06/10/2020 -
  3. 02001 Willful 19260105 A 05/14/2020 06/08/2020 $134,937 $134,937 $0 06/10/2020 -
  4. 03001 Other 19260021 B02 05/14/2020 06/08/2020 $0 $0 $0 06/10/2020 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 121905.015Event: 11/16/2019Employee Is Killed In Fall From Cell Tower
At 4:30 p.m. on November 16, 2019, Employee #1 was working on a communication tower, during a construction project. Employee #1 worked on attaching sections, four and five of the tower, located approximately 80 to 90 feet above ground. While Employee #1 bolted the sections together, on one of the three legs of the tower, he accidentally fell, a distance of 80-90 feet, from the tower to the ground. Employee #1 then sustained numerous fatal injuries and was killed.
Keywords: tower, leg, bolting, construction, fall, falling object, communication tower, bolt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1446625.015 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Telecomm: Equipment Install/Repair, Not Line Installer

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