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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1631274.015 - C&K Lester Logging, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Charleston


Inspection Nr: 1631274.015
Report ID: 0316400
Date Opened: 10/28/2022

Site Address:
C&K Lester Logging, Llc
8594 Rocket Boys Dr
Cucumber, WV 24826

Mailing Address:
Po Box 147, Justice, WV 24851

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 113310/Logging

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/29/2022

Emphasis: L:Logging

Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1962716
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $25,001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,001
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
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. 01001A Serious 19100266 H02 I 03/22/2023 04/17/2023 $11,000 $15,625 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100266 H02 II 03/22/2023 04/24/2023 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002 Serious 19100266 F02 VIII 03/22/2023 03/28/2023 $3,500 $4,688 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01003 Serious 19100266 H01 III 03/22/2023 03/28/2023 $3,500 $4,688 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 02001 Other 19100266 I10 I 03/22/2023 05/08/2023 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 150932.015
Event: 10/28/2022
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Tree

At 1:15 p.m. on October 28, 2022, an employee was cutting a tree on a logging si te. The cut tree became entangled with another tree and broke that tree in two places. When the second section broke, it bent back toward the employee that cu t the tree, striking him in the head. The employee was killed due to head trauma .

Keywords:blunt force trauma, head, logger, logging, struck by, tree

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1631274.015 Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations
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