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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101255008 - Frank L. Tatum Logging Contr.

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 101255008Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 01/21/1988

Frank L. Tatum Logging Contr.
Tract, Oxford 89 - 13 Miles S.W. Of Oxford
Taylor, MS 38673
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Rt. 2, Box 42, Taylor, MS 38673

Inspection Type:Planned
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/21/1988
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/23/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360375679    

Violation Summary
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 Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100151 B 01/28/1988 02/23/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14528087Event: 01/20/1988Employee Killed When Struck By Uprooted Tree
Employee #1 and a coworker were felling trees when Employee #1, the foreman, felt he was too close to the coworker. At the foreman's request, the coworker moved further away. Employee #1 then looked around, and seeing it was clear, began cutting. When it fell, the tree he had cut struck another tree, uprooting it. The uprooted tree struck Employee #1's hard hat and knocked him to the ground. He was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, struck by, logging, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101255008 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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