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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111895157 - Davey Tree

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Concord

Nr: 111895157Report ID: 0950622Open Date: 11/22/1991

Davey Tree
843 Shady Glen
Martinez, CA 94553
Union Status: Union
SIC: 0783/Ornamental Shrub and Tree Services
Mailing: 2617 S. Vasco Road, Livermore, CA 94550

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/27/1991
Close Case:02/10/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
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 Other 3421 C 01/28/1992 02/26/1992 $0 $0 $0 02/20/1992 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3428 A19 01/28/1992 11/22/1991 $0 $2,000 $0 02/20/1992 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170200778Event: 08/19/1991Employee Injured When Tossed By Felled Tree
A tree trimmer was removing a tree that had fallen onto a smaller tree when the larger tree had been cut down. The two trees were located on a hill. To save the small tree, the employee climbed onto the trunk of the felled tree and began to cut it into sections. The felled tree started rolling downhill, tossing the employee about 4.6 meters into the air. The employee was hospitalized with pelvic injuries that he sustained in the accident.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, lodged tree, tree, pelvis, fall, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111895157 Hospitalized injury Fracture Forestry workers, except logging

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