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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1087670.015 - Jonathan Swarey

Inspection Information - Office: Pittsburgh


Inspection Nr: 1087670.015
Report ID: 0317500
Open Date: 08/21/2015

Site Address:
Jonathan Swarey
About 1/2 Mile From Road Intersection Of Glendale Lake Road And Bender Road
Patton, PA 16668

Mailing Address:
155 Swarey Lane, Allensville, PA 17002

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 113310/Logging

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference:

Emphasis: L:Treetrim

Close Case:01/28/2016

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1014439
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 12/30/2015 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 01002 Serious 19100266 H02 II 12/30/2015 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  
3. 02001 Other 19100266 I10 12/30/2015 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 79097.015
Event: 08/21/2015
Logger Is Killed When Hit By Tree Branch.

At 10:00 a.m. on August 21, 2015, an employee was felling a tree when a tree bra nch from a nearby tree went around the tree being felled, broke off a branch fro m the second tree which fell and struck the employee. The employee's upper body was struck by the falling tree branch. The employee was killed.

Keywords:falling object, logging, struck by, tree felling, tree limb

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1087670.015 Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations
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