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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 0320022009 A 06/18/2013 01/04/2013 $450 $450 $0 07/08/2013 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 80014025 06/18/2013 07/11/2013 $0 $0 $0 07/08/2013 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202369518 Event: 01/04/2013Worker Dies In Fall From Cellular Tower
A communications worker was on a cellular communications tower, at a position more than 25 meters above the ground, when he fell. Although he was using personal fall protection equipment, the anchorage he was using failed. (The anchor point was undetermined at the time of the inspection.) He was treated at the scene by emergency medical services, which transported him to a hospital. He died from his injuries.
Keywords: anchor, communication tower, telecom work, fall, fall protection, communication worker
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316579259 Fatality Fracture Telephone line installers and repairers

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