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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1614603.015 - Forest Service, Willamette National Forest Supervisors Office

Inspection Information - Office: Portland


Inspection Nr: 1614603.015
Report ID: 1032700
Date Opened: 08/11/2022

Site Address:
Forest Service, Willamette National Forest Supervisors Office
Windigo, Potter, Big Swamp Incident Command Post
Diamond Lake, OR 97731

Mailing Address:
3106 Pierce Parkway Suite D, Springfield, OR 97477

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 115310/Support Activities for Forestry

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N


Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/12/2022

Emphasis: L:Fedsafe, L:Logging

Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1932720
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 19600008 A 02/03/2023 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 148802.015
Event: 08/10/2022
Employee Is Struck And Killed By Large Old Growth Tree

At 12:40 p.m. on August 10, 2022, an employee was working as a member of a Type 2 Initial Attack Hot Shot wildland firefighting crew, digging a hand line to pre vent the additional spread of a wildfire when a large 150-foot old growth tree f ell and struck another tree. The second tree fell on a third tree and the third tree then struck the employee. The employee suffered internal bleeding and a hea d injury and died.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, falling object, fire, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, head, internal bleeding, internal injuries, struck by, tree

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1614603.015 Fatality Firefighting occupations
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