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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $1,350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,350
Current Penalty $675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $675
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19101200 E01 06/28/1994 07/31/1994 $225 $450 $0 07/27/1994 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19101200 G01 06/28/1994 07/31/1994 $225 $450 $0 07/27/1994 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19101200 H 06/28/1994 07/31/1994 $225 $450 $0 07/27/1994 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19030002 A01 06/28/1994 07/01/1994 $0 $0 $0 07/27/1994 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 569533 Event: 05/13/1994Employee Killed When Struck On Back By Tree
Employee #1 was felling trees on a tract of land. The other trees in the area had been cut. When Employee #1 notched a 25 in. in diameter tree it fell toward the open area where the other trees had fallen. As the tree fell, Employee #1 turned and walked in the opposite direction. The falling tree turned and fell from the stump, causing the body of the tree to strike the stump, which propelled the butt of the tree toward Employee #1's back. The tree struck Employee #1 on the lower back, killing him.
Keywords: tree felling, back, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110357753 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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