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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1350376.015 - Rapid Tree Removal

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen

Nr: 1350376.015Report ID: 0552652Open Date: 09/26/2018

Rapid Tree Removal
5530 Timberlane St.Null
East Lansing, MI 48823
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 4987 Hillcrest Avenull, Okemos, MI 48864

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/09/2018
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:FallClose Case:10/24/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109647.015Event: 09/24/2018Employee Is Thrown From Bucket Truck When Struck By Tree Bra
At 3:45 p.m. on September 24, 2018, an employee was removing a large 12 inch dia meter branch of cottonwood tree while up approximately 30 feet in a bucket truck with no fall protection worn. A line was tied to the branch and attached to tr actor and tension was placed upon the branch as the tractor backed away. The em ployee was knocked from the bucket and fell to the ground when the cut was made on the branch and the tension was suddenly released. The employee was killed.
Keywords: boom, boom truck, ejected, fall protection, struck by, tree section, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1350376.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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