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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309064517 - Conxtions Communications

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 309064517Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 02/22/2006

Conxtions Communications
54 W Bonebrake Drive
Veedersburg, IN 47987
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
Mailing: 108 N Main Street Suite B, Veedersburg, IN 47987

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/20/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:03/29/2006
Emphasis: L:Fall

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170368666Event: 02/14/2006Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tower
On February 14, 2006, Employee #1, a contractor, was working on an approximately 170-foot high self-supported tower. As Employee #1 was working at about the 150 foot level of the tower, attempting to remove an Omni type Antenna from a support bracket, he fell and was killed. The accident investigation revealed that Employee #1 was free climbing to position himself on the tower. Also, a rope lanyard was found on the Omni antenna, which was possibly being used by Employee #1 as hoisting apparatus.
Keywords: ppe, manual mat handling, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309064517 Fatality Other Crane and tower operators

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