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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1268696.015 - John Conaway

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 1268696.015Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 10/05/2017

John Conaway
618 Holman Avenue
Athens, GA 30601
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 1695 Spring Valley Road, Athens, GA 30601

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/05/2017
Emphasis: L:LandscpeClose Case:05/04/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/09/2018 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100133 A01 03/09/2018 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19100135 A01 03/09/2018 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99598.015Event: 10/04/2017Employee/Owner Fell From A Tree While Cutting Tree Limbs And
At 2:30 p.m. on October 4, 2017, an employee, owner, was in the process of cutting limbs from the trees to make them as a "pole" so the grading company can come and knock them down at a later date. The employee was in the process of cutting limbs off of a tree approximately 60 feet from ground level. The employee accidently cut the limb that he was tied/anchored to. The anchored point (limb) fell with one end from the rope attached to the limb (anchorage point) and the other end attached to the employee, the falling limb pulled the employee down from the tree onto the ground. The employee sustained a severe head injury and was killed.
Keywords: tree trimming, fall, fall protection, tree
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1268696.015 Fatality Other Occupation Not Listed

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