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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 735373 - Tiner Communications Services

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 735373Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 08/28/1984

Tiner Communications Services
Rebel Lane
Port Allen, LA 70767
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: 8300 Douglas Ave Suite 800, Dallas, TX 75225

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/28/1984
Close Case:09/04/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360551402    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14393979Event: 08/24/1984Employee Fell From Communication Tower While Fighting Fire
EMPLOYEE #1, AGE 20, WAS 110 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND WORKING ON A RADIO ANTENNA. WHILE THERE, HIS GASOLINE WELDER (D.C.) CAUGHT FIRE. IN HIS ATTEMPT TO EXTINGUISH THE BLAZE, EMPLOYEE #1 DISCONNECTED HIS SAFETY BELT. WHILE FIGHTING THE FIRE, HE FELL 110 FEET TO HIS DEATH.
Keywords: communication tower, gas powered welder, fire, safety belt, welder, fall, antenna, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 735373 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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