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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 105439566 - Gores Chipping And Logging

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 105439566Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 11/28/1987

Gores Chipping And Logging
Hwy 319
Aynor, SC 29511
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Route 1, Box 44, Ash, NC 28420

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/24/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/11/1988
Emphasis: L:2411

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $600
Current Penalty $600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 10012 A 01/28/1988 02/02/1988 $240 $240 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 A 01/28/1988 01/31/1988 $360 $360 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19100151 B 01/28/1988 03/01/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14568000Event: 11/17/1987Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree Limb
Employee #1 was refueling a saw while standing behind a sawyer felling a hardwood tree. The falling tree struck an adjacent tree, causing a 4 in. diameter limb to snap off. The falling limb struck Employee #1, resulting in a severe skull fracture. He was killed. Employee #1 was not wearing a hard hat.
Keywords: fracture, hard hat, tree felling, tree limb, ppe, work rules, skull, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105439566 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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