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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $240 $0 $240
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 6328 F 01/06/2011 01/11/2011 $240 $750 $0 02/02/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202490678 Event: 07/21/2010Errant Log Fractures Logging Employee'S Ribs
Employee #1 was working for a logging contractor as a choker setter on a yarder. Chokers were set on the ends of logs so that they could be moved up the hillside to the landing at the yarder. Employee #1 had his back to the load of logs ("a turn") being moved up to the yarder, when the turn hit a stump. One of the logs upended and turned sideways, striking Employee #1 on the back. Employee #1 sustained three fractured ribs. He was not paying attention to the turn going in, and he was too close to the turn as it was moving.
Keywords: fracture, log, back, choker setter, logger, rib, struck by, logging, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125826560 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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