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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1502600.015 - Bozes Bucket Works, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 2


Inspection Nr: 1502600.015
Report ID: 0454712
Open Date: 11/12/2020

Site Address:
Bozes Bucket Works, Llc
1900 Cairo Road
Gallatin, TN 37066

Mailing Address:
202 Putter Point Drive, Gallatin, TN 37066

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/12/2020


Close Case:03/30/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1689077
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 $8,000 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $9,000
Current Penalty $7,200 $0 $0 $900 $0 $8,100
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 19100067 C02 V 01/19/2021 02/01/2021 $3,600 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100333 C03 I A 1 01/19/2021 02/01/2021 $3,600 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 02001 Other TDLWD RULE 800-01-03-.05(1)(A)1 01/19/2021 02/01/2021 $900 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 131360.015
Event: 11/02/2020
Employee Is Killed By Electrocution And Falls While Trimming

At 2:20 p.m. on November 2, 2020, Employee #1 was trimming trees away from elect ric power lines. Employee #1 was in a Nifty Lift SD50 trimming branches away fro m power lines when he made contact with the 14,400 Volt power line. Employee #1 was killed when he was burned on his left shoulder from contact with the power l ine and subsequently fell. Cumberland Electric reported the distance of the phas e to the basket was 15 inches and the neutral to the basket was 26.5 inches.

Keywords:aerial lift, bucket , burn, contact, electrical, electrocuted, fall, line clearance, overhead power line, power lines, shoulder, tree, tree trimming

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1502600.015 Fatality
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