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Inspection: 316068535 - Ultimate Tower Service, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: North Boston

Nr: 316068535Report ID: 0134000Open Date: 10/12/2011

Ultimate Tower Service, Inc.
1165 Chestnut Street
Newton, MA 02464
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 1332 Dove Drive, Midlothian, TX 76065

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/13/2011
Emphasis: L:Constrep, L:Fall, S:Commercial Constr, S:Electrical, S:Fall From HeightClose Case:03/21/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100771344    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 7
Current Violations 6 6
Initial Penalty $19,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,800
Current Penalty $17,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260251 E08 III 03/14/2012 03/19/2012 $0 $4,200 $0 04/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260403 B01 03/14/2012 01/15/2013 $7,000 $4,200 $0 04/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19260404 F06 03/14/2012 03/20/2012 $0 $4,200 $0 04/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19260405 G02 IV 03/14/2012 03/20/2012 $0 $0 $0 04/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01004 Serious 19260405 B02 03/14/2012 03/20/2012 $0 $0 $0 04/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01005 Serious 19260405 G02 V 03/14/2012 03/20/2012 $0 $0 $0 04/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01006 Serious 19260021 B02 03/14/2012 03/26/2012 $7,000 $4,200 $0 04/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01007 Serious 19260553 A04 03/14/2012 03/20/2012 $3,000 $3,000 $0 04/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200776532Event: 10/12/2011Employee Is Killed In Fall From Communication Tower
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on October 12, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a tower technician on a communication tower. Employee #1 and Coworker #1 were working at a height of approximately 1000 feet above ground, and were located on the mast of the tower. Employee #1 and Coworker #1 were installing a new ladder on the tower, and Employee #1 fell from the tower and was killed.
Keywords: fracture, communication tower, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316068535 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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