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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $11,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,000
Current Penalty $11,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 C04 07/12/2021 07/26/2021 $5,000 $5,000 $0 08/23/2021 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Serious 19100268 D01 07/12/2021 07/26/2021 $2,800 $2,800 $0 08/23/2021 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Serious 19100268 N05 II 07/12/2021 07/26/2021 $3,200 $3,200 $0 08/23/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134937.015 Event: 04/16/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder
At 1:00 p.m. on April 16, 2021, an employee was removing copper wire and adding fiberoptic cable to a customer's home. The employee was standing on a ladder to attach the cable when a strand of wire connected to the house broke away from th e house. When the wire broke away from the house, the employee fell off of the l adder and hit his head on the ground. The employee died from the head trauma.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, climbing on ladder, fall, head, installing, ladder, optical fiber cable
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1525984.015 Fatality Telecomm: Equipment Install/Repair, Not Line Installer

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