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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305914640 - Diamond Landscapes, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 305914640Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 04/03/2003

Diamond Landscapes, Inc.
3401 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0782/Lawn and Garden Services
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: P.O. Box 24133, Lexington, KY 40524

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/23/2003
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/05/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101866622    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100067 C02 II 06/04/2003 04/16/2003 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100067 C02 V 06/04/2003 04/16/2003 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201857232Event: 03/16/2003Employee Paralyzed After Bucket Detached From Boom And Fell.
On March 16, 2003, an employee of Diamond Landscapes, Inc. was using a Holan elbow aerial lift, double bucket, while trimming trees. The bucket detached, dropping the bucket and employee to the ground. Tree limbs slowed the descent. The employee was paralyzed from the chest down and was hospitalized.
Keywords: paralysis, fall, tree trimming, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305914640 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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