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Little Grass Valley Tree Felling Accident FLA — August, 2009
Freeman Reservoir tree felling fatality, 72-hour report & OSHA citation — June, 2009
Andrew Palmer Fatality, Dutch Creek Incident, — June, 2008
Volusia County Tree Felling Fatality —
Citation 1 Item 1 Type of Violation: Serious
29 CFR 1910.266 (h)(2)(ii) Before each tree is felled, conditions such as, but not limited to, snow and ice accumulation, the wind, the lean of tree, dead limbs, and the location of other trees, shall be evaluated by the feller and precautions taken so a hazard is not created for an employee.
Abatement Note: Non-emergency preplanned work areas will have written site specific risk assessments completed prior to tree felling or hazard tree removal operations.
Abatement Note: Abatement certification is required for this item (see enclosed "Sample Abatement Certification Letter").
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