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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $4,096 $0 $0 $2,926 $0 $7,022
Current Penalty $3,075 $0 $0 $2,175 $0 $5,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100268 C03 11/17/2021 01/14/2022 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100268 N02 I 11/17/2021 12/07/2021 $3,075 $4,096 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 11/17/2021 $2,175 $2,926 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135832.015 Event: 05/24/2021Employee Falls From Collapsing Utility Pole, Incurs Multiple
At 5:32 p.m. on May 24, 2021, an employee climbed a utility pole to pull pre-exi sting strand wire and replace it. At some point, the utility pole snapped with t he employee on it. The pole and employee fell to the ground where the employee r eceived blunt force trauma to the left leg that caused severe laceration to the femoral artery, fractures to the tibia and femur, and an ankle dislocation. Due to excessive loss of blood, the employee was killed by his injuries.
Keywords: ankle, artery, blunt force trauma, dislocated, fall, fracture, laceration, leg, loss of blood, tibia, utility pole, wire line
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1532794.015 Fatality Telecomm: Line Installers And Repairers

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