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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1235162.015 - Progressive Forestry

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Redding

Nr: 1235162.015Report ID: 0950623Open Date: 05/22/2017

Progressive Forestry
N 41' 10.088" W 122' 05.002"
Mccloud, CA 96057
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: 9407 Eastside Road, Etna, CA 96027

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/05/2017
Close Case:10/30/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $13,500 $0 $0 $5,325 $0 $18,825
Current Penalty $7,925 $0 $0 $2,075 $0 $10,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 10/05/2017 $1,750 $5,000 $0 10/18/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 6251(D)(2) 10/05/2017 $325 $325 $0 10/18/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Serious 3314(D) 10/05/2017 $7,925 $13,500 $0 10/18/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99506.015Event: 05/15/2017Employee'S Hand Is Caught In Crane Block'S Pinch Point And A
At 1:00 p.m. on May 15, 2017, an employee was assisting a coworker with setting up the guy wires for a Link Belt LS98 Yarder while laying out some chainsaws and chokers. The coworker told the employee that the dogs for the guyline winch would not go in and the employee needed to use a pipe wrench to fix the problem. The employee climbed onto the yarder and was hanging onto the gantry cables when the coworker raised the cranes boom, catching the employees left hand in a pinch point and amputated several fingers. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, nip point, amputation, crane block, finger, lockout/tagout, logging, crane boom, amputated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1235162.015 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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