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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 116125006 - Birky'S Shop

Inspection Information - Office: Billings

Nr: 116125006Report ID: 0830100Open Date: 08/20/1992

Birky'S Shop
Gobblers Knob
Kalispell, MT 59901
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: 900 W. Reserve Drive, Apt 221, Kalispell, MT 59901

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/20/1992
Close Case:02/05/1993

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 $2,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/25/1992 09/29/1992 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 A 09/25/1992 10/14/1992 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14432181Event: 08/17/1992Employee Killed By Falling Tree
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on August 17, 1992, Employee #1 and a coworker were felling snags. The coworker felled a 120 ft snag in a heavily wooded area, approximately 110 ft from Employee #1. The felled snag struck Employee #1 on the head, causing massive head injuries. He was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116125006 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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