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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,425 $0 $1,425
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $825 $0 $825
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(A) 02/28/2022 07/11/2022 $225 $335 $0 04/15/2022 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 3395(I) 02/28/2022 07/11/2022 $225 $335 $0 04/15/2022 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Other 3421(L) 02/28/2022 07/11/2022 $150 $335 $0 04/15/2022 C - Contested
  4. 01004 Other 3421(M) 02/28/2022 07/11/2022 $225 $420 $0 04/15/2022 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138692.015 Event: 08/30/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tree
At 11:05 a.m. on August 30, 2021, an employee and his coworkers were task to cut down two dead fir trees each approximately 65 feet tall in a residential area. The employee was approximately 35 feet in the second tree while his coworkers we re on the ground holding the ropes attached to the portion of the tree being cut off. The employee was in position below the rope, cut a notch in the tree, and instructed the coworkers to pull the rope when the tree snapped approximately 6 to 10 feet below where employee was tied off. The employee fell with the broken portion of the tree and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, fall, falling object, tree felling, tree section
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1550506.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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