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Inspection: 1257581.015 - Wright Tree Service Of The West, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 1257581.015Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 08/23/2017

Wright Tree Service Of The West, Inc.
3729 Erlewine Cir.
Sacramento, CA 95814
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 5930 Grand Ave., West Des Moines, IA 50266

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/31/2018
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $33,300 $0 $0 $850 $0 $34,150
Current Penalty $33,300 $0 $0 $850 $0 $34,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3421(M) 02/02/2018 $850 $850 $0 02/28/2018 -
  2. 02001 Serious 2951(E) 02/02/2018 $7,650 $7,650 $0 02/28/2018 -
  3. 03001 Serious 3423(C) 02/02/2018 $7,650 $7,650 $0 02/28/2018 -
  4. 04001 Serious 3423(B)(1) 02/02/2018 $18,000 $18,000 $0 02/28/2018 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 98405.015Event: 08/22/2017Employee Is Trimming Tree Branches Near Power Lines And Is E
At 2:17 p.m. on August 22, 2017, an employee was using a chain saw while trimming branches from a fig tree that ran through several high voltage power lines. A coworker noticed that the employee was slumped over in the tree and brought the employee to the ground before performing CPR while waiting for emergency responders' arrival. The employee was electrocuted when he came into contact with a live power line.
Keywords: tree trimming, overhead power line, electrocuted, tree limb, chain saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257581.015 Fatality Electric Shock Timber cutting and logging occupations

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