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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 116218181 - Circle D Timber, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Charleston

Nr: 116218181Report ID: 0316400Open Date: 01/09/2001

Circle D Timber, Inc.
Route 1 Box 14c
Beverly, WV 26253
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/09/2001
Close Case:04/05/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100630409    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $2,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,100
Current Penalty $2,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100266 H02 II 03/09/2001 03/21/2001 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100266 H02 I 03/09/2001 03/21/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002A Serious 19100266 I07 I 03/09/2001 03/28/2001 $600 $600 $0 -
  4. 01002B Serious 19100266 I07 II 03/09/2001 03/28/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02001 Other 19040008 03/09/2001 03/21/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02002 Other 19100266 I10 I 03/09/2001 03/21/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 02003 Other 19100266 D09 I 03/09/2001 03/21/2001 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200630630Event: 01/05/2001Employee Killed When Struck In The Head By A Tree
Employee #1, a timber cutter, was wearing a hard hat when he felled a 108-ft-tall by 32-in.-diameter poplar tree. As the tree fell it became lodged in a 90-ft-tall poplar tree. A skidder operator dislodged the tree with the blade of his skidder and it fell into and uprooted a 57-ft-tall by 10.5-in.-diameter oak tree. This oak fell perpendicular to the felled tree and struck Employee #1 in the head killing him.
Keywords: head, hard hat, tree felling, tree, skidder, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116218181 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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