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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1473345.015 - High Impact Tree Service, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus


Inspection Nr: 1473345.015
Report ID: 0522500
Date Opened: 04/27/2020

Site Address:
High Impact Tree Service, Llc
602 Hilan Ave
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Mailing Address:
222 Bank Ln Sw, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/21/2020


Case Closed: 09/23/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1578719 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 125687.015
Event: 04/27/2020
Employee Is Struck By Rope After Becoming Caught In Chipper

At 8:15 a.m. on April 27, 2020, the employer was cutting down trees at a resid ential property, and the employee was feeding the tree into a wood chipper. The employee fed a rope into the chipper. The rope broke and struck the employee in the face. The employee was killed after suffering severe impact trauma to the l ower face/jaw .

Keywords:brush chipper, face, jaw, rope, struck by, tree

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1473345.015 Fatality
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