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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 434651.015 - Platinum Communications Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Austin

Nr: 434651.015Report ID: 0625400Open Date: 05/17/2012

Platinum Communications Inc.
2238 E. Ben White Blvdnull
Austin, TX 78741
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 815a Brazos St. Suite 371null, Austin, TX 78746

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/18/2012
Emphasis: L:Constr6Close Case:02/05/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral356626 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $5,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,600
Current Penalty $5,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260502 A02 11/02/2012 11/05/2012 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19260503 A01 11/02/2012 11/19/2012 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 29135.015Event: 05/16/2012Employee Fractures Neck, Arms, And Leg In Fall From Height.
At 6:00 p.m. on May 16, 2012, and employee was working as a subcontractor at a c ommunications firm in Austin, Texas. The firm was engaged in the construction of radio, television, and telecommunications transmitting and receiving towers. He was applying weatherproofing to a structure. While repositioning, he fell appro ximately 30.5 meters (100 feet) from height. He was hospitalized and treated for fractures to his neck, arms, and leg.
Keywords: arm, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, neck, telecom work, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 434651.015 Hospitalized injury

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