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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 102754330 - Forster Mfg., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 102754330Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 07/27/1989

Forster Mfg., Inc.
Depot Street
Strong, ME 04983
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2499/Wood Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P.O. Box 657, Wilton, ME 04294

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/22/1989
Close Case:05/31/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360863666    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4 8
Current Violations 4 4 8
Initial Penalty $1,470 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,470
Current Penalty $1,470 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,470
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100022 D01 08/31/1989 10/18/1989 $420 $420 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100036 B04 08/31/1989 09/03/1989 $490 $490 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100037 K02 08/31/1989 09/23/1989 $280 $280 $0 -
  4. 01004 Serious 19101200 G01 08/31/1989 09/23/1989 $280 $280 $0 -
  5. 02001 Other 19030002 A01 08/31/1989 09/07/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02002 Other 19040002 A 08/31/1989 10/18/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 02003 Other 19040005 C 08/31/1989 10/18/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 02004 Other 19100037 Q01 08/31/1989 09/09/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14273270Event: 07/22/1989Employee Died From Heart Attack
Employee #1 was making watchman's rounds at 11 p.m. on the second day of his new job. Employee #1 was accompanied by another new employee. During the first walkaround, Employee #1 began to complain of fatigue, and was observed to be sweating heavily. Shortly after completion of the first walkaround, Employee #1 suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest. The other worker applied cardiopulmonary resuscitation, breathing was resumed by Employee #1, but consciousness was not regained. The second worker summoned help, but Employee #1 had suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest again during the several minutes it required to summon help. Employee #1 never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. No work related conditions could be found for the cardiac arrest.
Keywords: chest, heart attack
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102754330 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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