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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1555240.015 - Hallin Roofing & Tree Service

Inspection Information - Office: Madison


Inspection Nr: 1555240.015
Report ID: 0523300
Date Opened: 09/28/2021

Site Address:
Hallin Roofing & Tree Service
2323 Williams Point Drive
Stoughton, WI 53589

Mailing Address:
5406 Spicebush Lane, Madison, WI 53714

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/28/2021


Case Closed: 03/13/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1817417
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 139645.015
Event: 09/28/2021
Employee Is Electrocuted When Contacting Power Line

At 12:20 p.m. on September 28, 2021, an employee, the owner of the tree service, was working on a residential property to remove approximately six dead trees. The trees were located between the single family home and the street and in clos e proximity to 7200 volt overhead power lines. The employee was working from a G enie TZ-50 aerial lift, model 2008, approximately 20 feet from the ground and wa s using a Stihl chain saw and a Stihl pole saw to cut sections of the tree down when his left arm made contact with the power line. The employee fell to the flo or of the aerial lift. A coworker who was on the ground used the controls at gro und level to lower the boom and then moved the employee to the ground. The cowor ker and a couple citizens in the area responded to care for the employee and cal l emergency services. The employee was transported to the hospital and died due to electrocution.

Keywords:aerial lift, chain saw, contact, electrocuted, overhead power line, tree felling

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1555240.015 Fatality
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