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Inspection: 1274123.015 - 136292 - Asplundh Tree Expert, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Charlotte

Nr: 1274123.015Report ID: 0453730Open Date: 10/25/2017

136292 - Asplundh Tree Expert, Llc
Dover Church Road - Mountain Ridge Road
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0783/Ornamental Shrub and Tree Services
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 351 Orchard Circle, Charlotte, NC 28217

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/12/2018
Emphasis: S:LoggingClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $7,000 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 95.129(01) 04/12/2018 05/08/2018 $7,000 $7,000 $0 05/31/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104221.015Event: 10/25/2017Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Branch
At 9:14 a.m. on October 25, 2017, an employee was cutting and removing a tree off of a downed power line. The tree was under tension and when the tension was released, the tree flipped in the air and struck and killed the employee.
Keywords: struck by, tree limb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274123.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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