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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 124788464 - Rough & Ready Lumber Company

Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford

Nr: 124788464Report ID: 1054116Open Date: 11/09/1995

Rough & Ready Lumber Company
30365 Redwood Hwy
Cave Junction, OR 97523
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2421/Sawmills and Planing Mills, General
Mailing: Po Box 519, Cave Junction, OR 97523

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/12/1995
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/20/1997

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $500 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $3,000
Current Penalty $375 $0 $0 $500 $0 $875
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 701076001 A 12/29/1995 01/15/1996 $375 $500 $0 01/19/1996 L - State Settlement
  2. 02002 Other 7010052 12/29/1995 01/04/1996 $500 $2,500 $0 01/19/1996 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 710798Event: 11/09/1995Employee'S Fingers Amputated Between Log And Chain Support
At approximately 7:15 a.m. on November 2, 1995, Employee #1 was cutting small logs into short lengths with a power saw while standing on a deck at the infeed for a whole log chipper. Bucked logs fall into the main conveyor to the chipper and are taken away from the bucking area. A bucked log did not fall completely into the conveyor and Employee #1 reached down with his hand to push it in. The other end of the log made contact with a dog on the box chain in the conveyor below, shoving it forward and pinning his left hand between the log and a cross traverse chain support. Three of his fingers were amputated.
Keywords: chain, amputated, finger, log, work rules, caught between, chipper, conveyor, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124788464 Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators

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