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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 706040508 10/12/1994 08/12/1994 $0 $1,500 $0 10/31/1994 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170742704 Event: 07/12/1994Employee'S Skull Fractured When Struck In Head By Log
On August 8, 1994, a rigging crew for Luoto Logging had set the chokers on a turn of small tree length logs. The crew went up the hill to the side of the turn and a little behind it. An approximately 40 ft long, 8 in. diameter hemlock log upended, striking Employee #1, a choker setter, on his hard hat as he tried to run. His head was pushed into a stump and his skull was fractured. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, head, log, choker setter, skull, struck by, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124753070 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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