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Inspection: 1479881.015 - Wolf Tree Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 4
Wolf Tree Inc.
1214 N. Poes Rd.
Flint Hill, VA 22627
3310 Greenway Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 06/23/2020
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||16VAC25-73-90.E.4||12/17/2020||$13,047||$13,047||$0||01/29/2021||C - Contested|
|2.||01002||Serious||40.1-51.1.A||12/17/2020||$13,047||$13,047||$0||01/29/2021||C - Contested|
At 11:00 a.m. on June 19, 2020, an employee was working for a tree service. He w as part of a crew the firm had sent to perform line-clearance tree trimming arou nd some overhead power lines. They were removing dead standing trees near the po wer lines. A tree they felled struck a second tree, which fell on top of the emp loyee, pinning and killing him. The tree that fell on the employee was 23 meters (75 feet) tall. The employee suffered a blunt force head injury, and his right arm was pinned under the tree. He was killed.
Keywords:arm, clearance, electrical, falling object, head, overhead power line, pinned, struck by, training, tree, tree felling, tree trimming
|1||1479881.015||Fatality||Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm|