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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1443890.015 - Palmetto Line Contractors Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 1443890.015Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 11/06/2019

Palmetto Line Contractors Inc.
Across The Street From 2368 Due West Roadnull
Dallas, GA 30157
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 501 Tommy Lee Cook Rdnull, Palmetto, GA 30268

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/06/2019
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,747 $0 $6,747
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,747 $0 $6,747
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040039 A01 05/01/2020 $6,747 $6,747 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Other 19101200 E01 05/01/2020 05/20/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 121543.015Event: 11/05/2019Employee'S Femoral Artery Is Severed By Chainsaw
At noon on November 5, 2019, an employee was working for a landscaping service. A coworker was using a chain saw to cut down a small tree, when the blade became stuck. The employee walked up and pushed on the small tree trunk to relieve pre ssure off the saw blade. The chain saw became unbound and struck the employee in the upper inside thigh of his right leg. His femoral artery was severed. He was killed.
Keywords: artery, chain saw, leg, severed, struck by, stuck, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1443890.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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