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Inspection: 304203391 - Tim'S Tower Service, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Bismarck

Nr: 304203391Report ID: 0830300Open Date: 04/03/2002

Tim'S Tower Service, Inc.
Rural Route 4, 1.25 Miles East Of Amenia
Amenia, ND 58004
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: 310 60th Street Nw, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/03/2002
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/17/2002
Emphasis: L:Fall, S:Construction, S:Construction Fatalities

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100331131    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
Current Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 05/13/2002 05/30/2002 $2,100 $2,100 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19261053 A19 05/13/2002 05/30/2002 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200330918Event: 04/02/2002Employee Killed In Fall From Broadcast Tower
Employee #1 was working on a project that consisted of structurally upgrading an 1199-ft broadcasting tower. Employee #1 and a coworker were working on the tower. The anchorage point where Employee #1 was tied off released and Employee #1 fell approximately 75 ft. First aid and basic life support was administered by coworkers, but Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
Keywords: anchor, communication tower, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, tie-off, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304203391 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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