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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1275456.015 - 317718751 - Dean Logging Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford

Nr: 1275456.015Report ID: 1054116Open Date: 11/01/2017

317718751 - Dean Logging Inc
Graham Smores Sale, Blm Rd 330, 6 Miles Upnull
Days Creek, OR 97429
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: 126 Loop Rdnull, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/05/2018
Close Case:07/09/2018

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,400
Current Penalty $1,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious OAR 437-007-0140(3)(B) 03/20/2018 03/26/2018 $1,400 $1,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100732.015Event: 10/31/2017Employee Is Struck By Log Resulting In Broken Ribs And Colla
At 2:45 p.m. on October 31, 2017, Employee #1 and a coworker were working as the brush crew and were pre-setting chokers on both sides of the sky line, using a motorized carriage. Employee#1 cleared out to the north of the skyline with his chokers while the coworker watched until he was out of sight. After the cowork er set his chokers, south of the skyline, he called for a go ahead on the turn o f three logs. The turn was hung up, so the coworker called for slack. On the se cond attempt to bring in the turn, the lines came tight and one of the logs snap ped below the choker. The logs in the turn sling shot out under the skyline tow ards Employee #1 and one of the logs struck him in the chest. The Yarder Engine er initiated the emergency rescue plan and the employee was transported to a loc al hospital and admitted overnight for medical treatment. Employee #1 sustained broken ribs and a collapsed lung.
Keywords: chest, choker, choker cable, collapse, emergency response, log, lung, rib, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1275456.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported

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