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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307274571 - Tower Maintenance & Erection Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: St. Louis

Nr: 307274571Report ID: 0729300Open Date: 08/08/2005

Tower Maintenance & Erection Corporation
State Hwy 158 & County Road 323
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 562910/Remediation Services
Mailing: 2200 East Broadway, Alton, IL 62002

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/09/2005
Emphasis: L:Xfallelec, S:Construction Fatalities, S:Small BusinessClose Case:11/09/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040039 A 11/01/2005 11/04/2005 $300 $300 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200012276Event: 08/03/2005Employee Is Killed In Fall From Radio Tower
At approximately 11:17 a.m. on August 3, 2005, an employee, for some unknown reason, fell approximately 80 ft from the top of a radio tower to the ground. The employee was wearing the appropriate fall protection and fall arrest system. According to the lead man on the site, the employee was practicing 100 percent fall protection. The employee simply detached himself from the tower and fell. He was killed.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307274571 Fatality Concussion Construction laborers

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