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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1524094.015 - Wa317963462 - Columbia Fruit Processing Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Washington Region 4


Inspection Nr: 1524094.015
Report ID: 1055340
Open Date: 04/06/2021

Site Address:
Wa317963462 - Columbia Fruit Processing Llc
2526 Dike Rd
Woodland, WA 98674

Mailing Address:
Po Box 2229, Woodland, WA 98674

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 311411/ Frozen Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/01/2021


Close Case:03/25/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1753901
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $21,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,700
Current Penalty $21,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,700
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 296-863-40015(1) 07/27/2021 04/06/2021 $4,800 $4,800 $0 08/13/2021 D - Govt Dismissed  
2. 01002 Serious 296-863-40005(2)(A) 07/27/2021 04/06/2021 $4,800 $4,800 $0 08/13/2021 D - Govt Dismissed  
3. 01003 Serious 296-863-40020(2)(A) 07/27/2021 04/06/2021 $4,800 $4,800 $0 08/13/2021 D - Govt Dismissed  
4. 01004 Serious 296-155-205(3) 07/27/2021 04/06/2021 $4,800 $4,800 $0 08/13/2021 D - Govt Dismissed  
5. 01005 Serious 296-155-405(5) 07/27/2021 04/06/2021 $2,500 $2,500 $0 08/13/2021 D - Govt Dismissed  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 134713.015
Event: 04/06/2021
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Unsecured Elevated

At 11:30 a.m. on April 6, 2021, a coworker loaded welded steel pipe onto a Toyot a Forklift. The coworker used the forks to hoist the bulky and unsecured load un til the pipe was an inch or more off the ground in order to weld angle iron onto the pipe ends. He had asked an employee to stand by and be available in the eve nt that he needed something (materials, tools, equipment). The pipe then fell, s triking the employee in the head and killing him.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, falling object, forklift, head, ppe, pipe, powered industrial vehicle, skull, steel, struck by, unsecured, unstable load

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1524094.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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