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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1247804.015 - Asplundh Tree Expert Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Fort Worth

Nr: 1247804.015Report ID: 0636900Open Date: 07/18/2017

Asplundh Tree Expert Co.
624 Alfred Dr.
Azle, TX 76020
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 711 S. 4th Ave., Mansfield, TX 76063

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/24/2017
Emphasis: L:GifallClose Case:10/22/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1240934 Yes  
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 $12,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,675
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100140 D01 II 10/26/2017 11/27/2017 $12,675 $12,675 $0 11/29/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100140 D02 II 10/26/2017 11/27/2017 $0 $0 $0 11/29/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97250.015Event: 07/15/2017Employee Falls From Tree While Tree Trimming And Suffers Mul
At approximately 1:45 p.m. on July 15, 2017, Employee #1 was trimming tree limbs. As he was cutting down a tree limb, the knot in the safety rope slipped through the ring on his safety harness. Employee #1 fell from the tree and fractured multiple ribs. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment for the rib fractures and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: tree trimming, fracture, fall protection, fall, tree, rib
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1247804.015 Hospitalized injury Other Agricultural and food scientists

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