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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1462599.015 - Fairview Woodyard Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen


Inspection Nr: 1462599.015
Report ID: 0552652
Date Opened: 02/13/2020

Site Address:
Fairview Woodyard Llc
763 E Miller
Fairview, MI 48621

Mailing Address:
763 E Miller, Fairview, MI 48621

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 321113/Sawmills

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/05/2020


Case Closed: 10/21/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1543572
Inspection 1472416 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 408.11442(4) 06/15/2020 07/17/2020 $7,000 $7,000 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 123943.015
Event: 02/13/2020
Employee Is Killed By Entanglement In Conveyor Belt

At 9:00 a.m. on February 13, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a logging company, w as putting salt onto the Nicholson Debarker conveyor to help prevent the belt fr om slipping. He was standing on piles of mulch, which placed him near an unguard ed sprocket. The conveyor system was not shut down or locked out. As Employee #1 was placing salt onto the conveyor system, a rotating sprocket snagged his coat and entangled him. He received severe blunt force trauma to the torso and was k illed.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, clothing, conveyor belt, entangled, lockout, lockout/tagout, logging, rotating parts, sprocket, torso, uneven ground, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1462599.015 Fatality Machine operators, not specified
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