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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 106102064 - George Bradford Timber

Inspection Information - Office: Mobile

Nr: 106102064Report ID: 0418600Open Date: 11/17/1995

George Bradford Timber
Hwy 69
Salipta, AL 36570
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Hc 62, Box 227, Dickinson, AL 36436

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/17/1995
Emphasis: L:XloggingClose Case:01/09/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19100266 H02 I 11/27/1995 12/01/1995 $1,500 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100266 H02 II 11/27/1995 12/01/1995 $1,500 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002A Serious 19100266 I03 III 11/27/1995 12/24/1995 $1,500 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002B Serious 19100266 I10 I 11/27/1995 12/24/1995 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170577753Event: 11/15/1995Employee Dies After Back Is Fractured By Falling Tree Limb
On October 27, 1995, Employee #1 was felling a white oak tree. As the tree fell, one of its limbs struck and broke a limb off a sweet gum tree that was nearby. The limb from the sweet gum tree struck Employee #1 on the back, breaking some of his bones. He was hospitalized. On November 15, 1995, Employee #1 died, apparently from a blood clot.
Keywords: heart, fracture, tree felling, tree limb, back, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 106102064 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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