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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1145745.015 - Turner Tree Service

Inspection Information - Office: Hartford

Nr: 1145745.015Report ID: 0112000Open Date: 05/06/2016

Turner Tree Service
43 Park Placenull
Niantic, CT 06357
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 11 Norfolk Courtnull, Groton, CT 06340

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/10/2016
Close Case:10/07/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1089271 Yes Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $10,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,400
Current Penalty $10,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100067 C02 V 07/27/2016 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 A 07/27/2016 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19100333 C03 07/27/2016 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Serious 19100333 C03 I A 07/27/2016 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 86505.015Event: 05/06/2016Employee Is Electrocuted When A Tree Limb Contacts A High Vo
On May 5, 2016, an employee in an un-insulated bucket of an aerial lift was limb ing a tree next to high voltage power lines. The branch that the employee cut c ontacted a live power line and entered his hand and exited his foot. The employ ee was killed by electrocution.
Keywords: aerial lift, chain saw, electrocuted, power lines, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1145745.015 Fatality Chainsaw Operator

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