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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $3,375 $0 $0 $375 $0 $3,750
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 3203 A07 03/05/2009 04/21/2009 $0 $375 $0 03/25/2009 D - Govt Dismissed
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 23200008 A 03/05/2009 03/30/2009 $0 $3,375 $0 03/25/2009 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202563235 Event: 11/17/2008Employee Falls From Utility Pole When Gaff Loses Grip
On November 17, 2008, an employee of an electrical contractor was descending a utility pole. He disconnected his body belt at the telecom lines and rotated around to get past the obstruction. When he stepped down, the gaff of his pole climber went into a crack in the pole. He lost his footing and fell 22 feet, 2 inches to the ground. He fractured his hip, and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: e gi ii, fracture, communication cable, ppe, electrical work, fall, fall protection, utility pole, hip, cutout--gaff
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312350861 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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