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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1090515.015 - 127910 - High Country Logging, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Winston-Salem

Nr: 1090515.015Report ID: 0453720Open Date: 09/04/2015

127910 - High Country Logging, Llc
Off Triplett Roadnull
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2421/Sawmills and Planing Mills, General
NAICS: 321113/Sawmills
Mailing: Po Box 2705null, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/29/2015
Emphasis: S:LoggingClose Case:01/21/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1156545 Yes  
 Accident1018178    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $125 $0 $5,025
Current Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $125 $0 $5,025
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100266 H01 IV 01/07/2016 01/11/2016 $2,100 $2,100 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100266 H01 VI 01/07/2016 01/11/2016 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 01/07/2016 01/11/2016 $125 $125 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 79474.015Event: 09/03/2015Employee Struck By Tree Is Killed
On September 3, 2015, Employee #1 was manually felling a chestnut oak tree, whic h struck a gum tree 25 feet away. The base of the chestnut then struck Employee #2, who was standing seven feet away from the felling site. Employee #2 was str uck in the torso, received crushing injuries and was killed from the accident.
Keywords: crushed, struck by, torso, tree, tree felling
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1090515.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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