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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310969472 - Snelling Communications, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 310969472Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 07/02/2007

Snelling Communications, Inc.
1109 Yancey Street
Summerville, SC 29483
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 237990/Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Mailing: 5953 Hayes Lane, Rex, GA 30273

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:08/06/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100377530    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200374254Event: 06/30/2007Employee Killed In Fall From Communications Tower
On June 30, 2007, Employee #1 was raising a mount for antennas on a cellular phone tower. He was using a come-along attached to a step bolt above the mount when the step bolt broke and the winch dropped several feet. This caused Employee #1 to lose his balance. He fell approximately 170 ft to the ground and was killed. It was later determined that Employee #1 was not tied off.
Keywords: communication tower, work rules, construction, equipment failure, bolt, fall, tie-off, winch, communication worker
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310969472 Fatality Concussion Construction trades, n.e.c.

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