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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1047650.015 - Riggs Tree Service Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City

Nr: 1047650.015Report ID: 0627700Open Date: 03/19/2015

Riggs Tree Service Inc.
3 Miles North Of Carrier, Ok. 1.25 Miles West On Great Lakes Road.Null
Carrier, OK 73727
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: Po Box 453225null, Grove, OK 74345

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/19/2015
Close Case:09/03/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1052124 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $13,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,300
Current Penalty $13,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 04/16/2015 05/08/2015 $7,000 $7,000 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 A 04/16/2015 05/08/2015 $6,300 $6,300 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 75114.015Event: 03/18/2015Employee Killed By A Falling Tree Limb.
At 2:00 p.m. on March 18, 2015, an employee was working from the ground clearing and hauling cut wood limbs to the wood chipper. The employee walked underneath a tree limb that was stuck in the tree. Another employee working from the tree, had lowered a chain saw and the tree limb then became dislodged. The dislodged t ree struck the employee in the back of the head and fractured his leg. The emplo yee was killed from his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, head, leg, struck by, tree, tree felling, tree limb, wood chips
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1047650.015 Fatality Forestry workers, except logging

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