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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1084387.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 02/04/2016 ReportingID: 0420600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:02/24/2016 2 Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:02/26/2016
Initial Penalty: $6,300.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $5,670.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 02/04/2016 $6,300.00 02/24/2016 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 02/26/2016 $5,670.00 02/24/2016 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which were free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that tree trimmers were exposed to the hazard of falling from trees: a) For the tree trimmer performing palm tree trimming activities on 08/11/2015, at 5000 Culbreath Key Way, Tampa, FL. On or about this date, the tree trimmer, who was wearing a body belt with lanyard, leaned backwards on the ladder to start to cut the first branch with his chainsaw and he fell to the ground below sustaining head injuries.

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