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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
Current Penalty $100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 0540050707 06/04/1993 03/31/1993 $100 $300 $0 06/22/1993 L - State Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 0540055125 06/04/1993 06/14/1993 $0 $0 $0 06/22/1993 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170001325 Event: 03/26/1993Employee Struck By Falling Snag
Employee #1, a choker setter, was standing approximately 10 feet from a 30 foot snag. The haulback line hit the snag and a piece measuring 5 feet long and 3 feet in diameter fell on Employee #1's head. It was reported that he was bleeding from his eyes, nose, and mouth. When a CAT scan was performed no fracture was noted. The snag should have been felled before work was begun around it, and Employee #1 should have stayed away from the snag at all times. The rigging slinger should have watched him more closely and safety should have been emphasized when Employee #1 started.
Keywords: head, hard hat, work rules, lodged tree, choker setter, logger, haulback line, struck by, falling object, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111318564 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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