Inspection: 313638140 - S & S Communication Specialists Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: St. Louis
Nr: 313638140Report ID:0729300Open Date: 09/15/2009
S & S Communication Specialists Inc.
Near Hwy 160 & County Road 419
West Plains, MO 65775
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 238190/ Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
Mailing: P.O. Box 628, Hulbert, OK 74441
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:11/09/2009
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/30/2009
Emphasis: L:Xfallelec,S:Commercial Constr,S:Fall From Height
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100013861    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2




2
Current Violations 2




2
Initial Penalty 3000




3000
Current Penalty 3000




3000
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260501 B15 11/09/2009 11/30/2009 $1500 $1500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260502 E09 11/09/2009 11/30/2009 $1500 $1500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200012813Event: 09/14/2009Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tower
On September 14, 2009, Employee #1 and his coworkers had ascended a communications tower to install antennas and to adjust the coaxle cables at the top of the 330-ft tall structure. Employee #1 descended approximately 10 ft to adjust the coaxle cables from that height. Employee #1 detached his positioning hook and fell to the ground. He was killed.
Keywords: tower, telecom work, descending, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313638140 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers