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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 124664780 - Columbia Farms, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 124664780Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 09/22/1994

Columbia Farms, Inc.
338 Sunset Blvd.
West Columbia, SC 29169
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2015/Poultry Slaughtering and Processing
Mailing: P. O. Box 577, Leesville, SC 29070

Inspection Type:FollowUp
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/22/1994
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/09/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170570246Event: 09/22/1994Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Treetop
Employee #1 cut down a pine tree that fell into a large poplar tree. Because there did not appear to be any damage to the poplar tree, which was green and had no sign of rot, Employee #1 went to cut down another pine tree. The top of the poplar tree came loose and fell onto Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124664780 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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