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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1087862.015 - Best Tree Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 1087862.015Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 08/25/2015

Best Tree Company
20224 Lorencita Drnull
Covina, CA 91724
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 2229 Baseline Roadnull, La Verne, CA 91750

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/25/2015
Close Case:12/02/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1014168    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 4 5
Current Violations 1 4 5
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $910 $0 $11,710
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $910 $0 $11,710
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3395(I) 02/24/2016 03/30/2016 $130 $130 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Other 3421(A) 02/24/2016 03/30/2016 $260 $260 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Other 3421(L) 02/24/2016 03/30/2016 $260 $260 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Other 3421(M) 02/24/2016 03/30/2016 $260 $260 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 02001 Serious 3425(A) 02/24/2016 03/07/2016 $10,800 $10,800 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 79108.015Event: 08/25/2015Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tree
At 9:00 a.m. on August 25, 2015, Employee #1 was climbing a tree trunk, preparin g to cut a branch. The employee was tied off, wearing a belt-type harness and us ing a handheld chain saw. Employee #1 fell 24 feet from the branch he was cuttin g and hit a hard surface driveway. He was killed as a result of head trauma from the fall.
Keywords: chain saw, fall, head, lanyard, struck against, tie-off, tree, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1087862.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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