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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1499982.015 - Asplundh Tree Expert Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 6


Inspection Nr: 1499982.015
Report ID: 0454716
Open Date: 10/26/2020

Site Address:
Asplundh Tree Expert Llc
119 Blazer Street
Newport, TN 37821

Mailing Address:
5786 Shleby Oaks Drive Unit 16, Memphis, TN 38134

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/27/2020

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:04/14/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1680068
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130759.015
Event: 10/24/2020
Employee Is Struck Against Brush Chipper, Later Dies

At 2:00 p.m. on October 24, 2020, an employee was clearing brush from an embankm ent when he became entangled in the winch line and was drawn to the chipper. He struck the tailgate of the chipper and received a laceration to the left leg. Th e employee was treated and released at a local hospital, but later died.

Keywords:brush chipper, caught by, chipper, embankment, entangled, laceration, landscaping, leg, struck against, struck by, tailgate, winch

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1499982.015 Fatality Chipper Operator
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