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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $16,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $7,000 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260095 C 10/22/2014 10/28/2014 $4,500 $4,500 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19260501 B01 10/22/2014 10/28/2014 $7,000 $7,000 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19260501 C 10/22/2014 10/28/2014 $4,500 $4,500 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 63430.015 Event: 06/17/2014Employee Falls From Communication Tower And Is Killed
At 1:45 p.m. on June 17, 2014, a two man team of climbers was removing existing rigid waveguide and access platforms. The employee was moving from one side of the tower to the other and fell when he attempted to tie off. The employee faile d to secure his lanyard and fell 140 feet. The employee fractured his head and w as killed.
Keywords: elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, head, lanyard, struck against
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 981513.015 Fatality Construction trades, n.e.c.

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