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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 103192829 - Brown Logging

Inspection Information - Office: Boise

Nr: 103192829Report ID: 1032500Open Date: 10/20/1986

Brown Logging
1 Mile East Federal Hwy 9, 10 Miles North Of City
Enaville, ID 83829
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: 1320 Syringa, Post Falls, ID 83854

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/20/1986
Emphasis: L:LoggingClose Case:12/03/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360690051    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
Current Penalty $175 $0 $0 $0 $0 $175
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 11/06/1986 11/09/1986 $175 $350 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14550743Event: 10/17/1986Tree Used As Guyline Anchor Uprooted; Fell And Struck Worker
EMPLOYEES AT THE LOGGING SITE HAD DECIDED TO USE A STANDING 72 FOOT HEMLOCK TREE AS A GUYLINE ANCHOR FOR THE BOOM OF A "98 LINK-BELT" YARDING MACHINE. AFTER ABOUT 5 "DRAGS" OF LOGS WERE YARDED UP THE HILL, THE HEMLOCK TREE UPROOTED AND FELL INTO THE LANDING AREA. THE TREE HIT THE CORNER FRAME OF THE YARDER, THEN STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1, WHO WAS STANDING NEAR THE YARDER. EMPLOYEE #1 RECEIVED FATAL HEAD INJURIES.
Keywords: anchor, head, work rules, tree, guy, struck by, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103192829 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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