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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101896744 - Bruce Speakman Contractors

Inspection Information - Office: Boise

Nr: 101896744Report ID: 1032500Open Date: 01/06/1988

Bruce Speakman Contractors
Targee National Forest
Spencer, ID 83446
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: P.O. Box 5, Lima, MT 59739

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/06/1988
Emphasis: L:LoggingClose Case:05/02/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360392054    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150
Current Penalty $150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 01/27/1988 02/04/1988 $150 $150 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19040008 01/27/1988 01/30/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 19100151 B 01/27/1988 02/16/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14437511Event: 12/03/1987Tree Feller Struck And Killed By Falling Lodged Tree
EMPLOYEE #1 HAD FELLED TWO TREES WHICH HAD BECOME LODGED IN TWO DIFFERENT STANDING TREES. VIOLATING COMPANY POLICY, EMPLOYEE #1 CONTINUED TO WORK UNDER THE LODGED TREES. ONE SUDDENLY FELL AND STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1 ON THE HEAD, KILLING HIM. EARLIER IN THE DAY, IN A SIMILAR SITUATION, EMPLOYEE #1 HAD A SKIDDER OPERATOR PULL DOWN THE LODGED TREES, PER COMPANY RULES. THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS SEVERE HEAD AND UPPER BODY INJURIES.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, tree, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101896744 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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