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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1380981.015 - Fitzpatrick & Sons Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3


Inspection Nr: 1380981.015
Report ID: 0352430
Open Date: 02/26/2019

Site Address:
Fitzpatrick & Sons Llc
1004 Gorsuch Garth
Bel Air, MD 21014

Mailing Address:
2630 Conowingo Road, Bel Air, MD 21015

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/31/2019

Emphasis: S:Tree

Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1432302
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $1,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,375
Current Penalty $1,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,375
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 07/09/2019 08/09/2019 $750 $750 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 01002 Serious 07/09/2019 08/09/2019 $625 $625 $0 Z - Issued  
3. 02001 Other 07/16/2019 07/24/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 116761.015
Event: 02/27/2019
Employee Is Struck And Killed By Tree

At 1:00 p.m. on February 27, 2019, an employee was using a chain saw to cut down a tree. While the employee was cutting the tree, three coworkers were pulling o n a rope that was secured to the top of the tree. When the tree fell, it hit ano ther tree, which snapped in half and struck the employee's head and torso. The e mployee was killed.

Keywords:struck by, tree felling

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1380981.015 Fatality Chainsaw Operator
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