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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1366733.015 - Falk Forestry Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca American Canyon District Office

Nr: 1366733.015Report ID: 0950615Open Date: 12/17/2018

Falk Forestry Inc.
Forest Intersection Of Hwy 1 Cazadero Stewarts Point
Stewarts Point, CA 95480
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: 14845 Grove Stattn: Dan Falk, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/29/2019
Close Case:09/27/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $15,800
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $11,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 05/29/2019 $1,000 $5,000 $0 06/19/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Serious 3203(A)(4) 05/29/2019 $10,800 $10,800 $0 06/19/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 111901.015Event: 12/13/2018Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries When Struck By Falling L
At 10:27 a.m. on December 13, 2018, Employee #1 was standing approximately 150 feet from the logs that were being lifted by a cable. His coworker was using a hook tender and raised a log with the drop line. During this process, a limb, measuring 21 foot in length and 4 inches in diameter, broke off of another tree and struck Employee #1 in the shoulder. The employee sustained a dislocated shoulder and fractured ribs. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: rib, falling object, powered industrial vehicle, log, fracture, dislocated, struck by, shoulder, tree limb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1366733.015 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation Not Listed

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