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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $16,000
Current Penalty $8,100 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $9,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100266 H02 II 01/29/2016 02/18/2016 $4,050 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100266 I02 II 01/29/2016 02/18/2016 $4,050 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100266 I03 III 01/29/2016 02/18/2016 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 01/29/2016 $1,500 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 02002 Other 19101200 E01 01/29/2016 03/03/2016 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 78938.015 Event: 08/13/2015Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Tree Limb
At 11:30 a.m. on August 13, 2015, an employee finished felling a 55 feet, 19 inc h diameter poplar tree and walked approximately 10 feet in a 45 degree angle uph ill away from the stump. The employee was then struck in the head by a 4 inch di ameter, 18 feet 6 inch long tree limb which fell from another poplar tree locate d 7 feet 6 inches behind and to the east of the tree being felled. The limb fell from approximately 60 feet. The employee received head trauma and died.
Keywords: falling object, head, logging, struck by, tree felling, tree limb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1085746.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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