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Inspection: 309512150 - Fridley'S Communications Dba Business Cell Systems

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Winston-Salem

Nr: 309512150Report ID: 0453720Open Date: 02/09/2006

Fridley'S Communications Dba Business Cell Systems
1911 Tower Rd
Thomasville, NC 27107
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: P.O. Box 1374, Athens, TN 37371

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/31/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/14/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100072982    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200072767Event: 02/09/2006Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder
On February 9, 2006, Employee #1, an owner of Business Cell Systems and another employee, a son of the owner, arrived to Thomasville, North Carolina, shortly after lunch. Employee #1 proceeded to put on his climbing equipment. Another employee was inside the building, working on wiring of a photo cell, which needed replacement. Another employee went through a gate to enter the tower area, as Employee #1 was descending the ladder and approaching ground level after installing the photo cell. Another employee asked how Employee #1 was doing. Suddenly, he heard a noise, which he could not identify. When he looked to see what it was, he saw Employee #1 falling 15 ft to 20 ft to the ground and landing face down on a metal grate, at the bottom of the ladder. Another employee ran up to Employee #1 and turned him over. He saw Employee #1 bleeding from his head. Employee #1 was killed. He did not use a fall protection.
Keywords: chest, head, building, ladder, fall protection, tower, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309512150 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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