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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1608580.015 - Tree Pro Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen


Inspection Nr: 1608580.015
Report ID: 0552652
Date Opened: 07/18/2022

Site Address:
Tree Pro Llc
2477 W Maple
Troy, MI 48084

Mailing Address:
27777 Franklin Rd Suite 2500, Southfield, MI 48034

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/16/2022


Case Closed: 03/02/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1921074
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $10,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,500
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 408.10034(12) 12/22/2022 01/27/2023 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 408.13838(2) 12/22/2022 01/27/2023 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 408.13838(4) 12/22/2022 01/27/2023 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 147953.015
Event: 07/14/2022
Employee Is Killed When Pinned Under Woodchipper

At 2:00 p.m. on July 14, 2022, an employee was removing and repairing a tire on a woodchipper while working for a landscaping service. The woodchipper was suppo rted by a jack stand, and while the employee was laying underneath the woodchipp er, the woodchipper fell off the stand and pinned the employee to the ground. Th e employee sustained injuries to the chest and body and was killed.

Keywords:brush chipper, chest, chipper, crushed, crushing, jack, landscaper, landscaping, maintenance, pinned, torso

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1608580.015 Fatality
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