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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1236860.015 - Asplundh Tree Expert Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1236860.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 05/31/2017

Asplundh Tree Expert Co.
260 Arminda Avenue
Monticello, IA 52310
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 5906 South 77th Street, Ralston, NE 68127

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/31/2017
Close Case:11/01/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1216725 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $650 $0 $5,150
Current Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $650 $0 $5,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19100269 H03 07/14/2017 08/09/2017 $0 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100269 L03 III 07/14/2017 08/09/2017 $4,500 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 07/14/2017 08/09/2017 $650 $650 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96017.015Event: 05/17/2017Employee Contacts Power Line And Sustains Electrical Burns
At 11:15 a.m. on May 17, 2017, an employee was pruning tree limbs near a utility power line. The employee was working from an aluminum extension ladder and using a conductive pruning tool near the power line. During work, a tree limb and the pruning tool came into contact with the 7,200kv power line. The employee sustained electrical burns.
Keywords: tree trimming, electrical, electrocuted, ladder, chain saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1236860.015 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Timber cutting and logging occupations

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