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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301134607 - Pyramid Telecommunications Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 301134607Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 11/30/2002

Pyramid Telecommunications Inc.
East 30th St. & 21st Ave
Oakland, CA 94604
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
NAICS: 517510/Cable and Other Program Distribution
Mailing: 26291 Production Ave Suite # 4, Hayward, CA 94545

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/29/2003
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)Close Case:06/21/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $350 $0 $14,750
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $350 $0 $14,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 05/29/2003 06/03/2003 $350 $350 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 8603 A 05/29/2003 07/01/2003 $14,400 $14,400 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201503570Event: 11/27/2002Employee Killed In Fall From Ladder
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on November 27, 2002, Employee #1, a telecommunications technician trainee, was working from a telecommunication hook ladder. He cut a cable service drop line and the motion created by the release of tension on the system caused him to be thrown off the ladder. He fell approximately 20 feet to ground, suffered head injuries, and was killed. The employee was not tied-off to the horizontal cable line and had only 6 weeks of work experience.
Keywords: head, ppe, ladder, fall, fall protection, tie-off
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301134607 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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