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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1082461.015 - Trees, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 4

Nr: 1082461.015Report ID: 0454714Open Date: 07/23/2015

Trees, Inc.
617 Cheowa Circle Swnull
Knoxville, TN 37919
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 650 North Sam Houston Pkwy Esuite 130, Houston, TX 77060

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/04/2015
Close Case:09/14/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious TCA 50-3-105(1) 10/13/2015 11/06/2015 $4,000 $4,000 $0 11/23/2015 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 78571.015Event: 07/23/2015Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
At 12:00 p.m. on July 23, 2015, Employee #1 was in the process of felling trees. As the employee pulled on the rope tied to the tree that was cut, the tree stru ck Employee #1 in the head, causing multiple blunt force injuries, and killing h im.
Keywords: falling object, head, struck by, tree, tree felling
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1082461.015 Fatality

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