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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107458788 - Chabot & Sons Logging

Inspection Information - Office: Springfield

Nr: 107458788Report ID: 0112600Open Date: 01/09/1992

Chabot & Sons Logging
58 Washington Road
Brimfield, MA 01010
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Long Hill Road, W. Brookfield, MA 01585

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/26/1992
Close Case:01/24/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral901359224 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
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 19100266 C05 VI 03/13/1992 03/14/1992 $600 $600 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19100266 C01 VII 03/13/1992 03/18/1992 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 937136Event: 01/09/1992Tree Feller Struck In Head By Falling Tree Stump
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS IN THE PROCESS OF FELLING A TREE WHEN THE TREE STARTED TO SPLIT. THE EMPLOYEE TRIED TO CUT MORE IN THE FELLING CUT TO SAVE MORE OF THE TREE FOR LUMBER. HE HESITATED TOO LONG IN BEGINNING HIS RETREAT TO A SAFE AREA. THE TREE SPLIT OFF, THE STUMP STRIKING EMPLOYEE #1 ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS HEAD. HE SUFFERED A FRACTURE OF THE NOSE AND SOME OTHER FACIAL BONE FRACTURES.
Keywords: fracture, head, tree felling, work rules, nose, tree, struck by, face
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107458788 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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