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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $20,480 $0 $0 $2,926 $0 $23,406
Current Penalty $15,325 $0 $0 $2,175 $0 $17,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 11/23/2021 03/01/2022 $3,065 $4,096 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100067 C02 V 11/23/2021 03/01/2022 $3,065 $4,096 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100132 A 11/23/2021 03/01/2022 $3,065 $4,096 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100132 D01 11/23/2021 03/01/2022 $3,065 $4,096 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100138 A 11/23/2021 03/01/2022 $3,065 $4,096 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 11/23/2021 $2,175 $2,926 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 137419.015 Event: 05/24/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall From Boom Lift
At 9:00 p.m. on May 24, 2021, an employee was operating a GMC C7C articulating b oom lift at full extension to fell a 100-foot sweetgum tree, using a hand held c hain saw. The employee had made several cuts into one side of the trunk of the s weetgum tree when it fell into the bucket, striking the employee and ejecting hi m from the bucket. The employee died due to blunt force trauma to his head, neck , back and extremities when he hit the ground.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, boom truck, bucket , ejected, fall, head, neck, struck by, tree felling, tree section
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1543622.015 Fatality

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