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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300492832 - Twin Tree Service Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 300492832Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 05/29/1997

Twin Tree Service Inc
5601 Camino Del Sol
Boca Raton, FL 33433
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0783/Ornamental Shrub and Tree Services
Mailing: 6489 Nw 80th Terrace, Parkland, FL 33067

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/22/1997
Close Case:09/09/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $1,350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,350
Current Penalty $1,350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100133 A01 08/25/1997 08/28/1997 $600 $600 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100135 A01 08/25/1997 08/28/1997 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19100212 A01 08/25/1997 09/12/1997 $750 $750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200670636Event: 05/29/1997Employee Killed When Caught In Wood Chipper
Employee #1 was grinding tree branches with a self-feeding wood chipper. He was feeding material into the hopper when he apparently attempted to dislodge or push through jammed material with his foot or hand. Employee #1 was caught by the in-feed wheels and pulled into the chipper blade. He was killed.
Keywords: tree limb, work rules, caught by, jammed, chipper, hand, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300492832 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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