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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1236064.015 - Timberline Expert Tree Service, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 1236064.015Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 05/30/2017

Timberline Expert Tree Service, Inc.
2719 Belaire Circle
Chamblee, GA 30341
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 7742 Spalding Drive#406, Norcross, GA 30092

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/30/2017
Close Case:01/28/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,675
Current Penalty $7,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100140 C21 11/17/2017 11/30/2017 $7,500 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96005.015Event: 05/27/2017Employee Trimming Tree Falls And Is Asphyxiated By Lifelines
At 1:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017, an employee was cutting an 18-inch oak tree limb. The employee was knocked off of the tree by lifelines getting caught by the falling limb being cut away. The climber fell and struck his face into the trunk of the tree and was asphyxiated after hanging in place for over 2 hours.
Keywords: tree trimming, rope, chain saw, fall, asphyxiated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1236064.015 Fatality Concussion Chainsaw Operator

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