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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1416067.015 - Donald & Sons Logging Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Charleston

Nr: 1416067.015Report ID: 0316400Open Date: 06/27/2019

Donald & Sons Logging Corporation
Gauley River Roadnull
Webster Springs, WV 26288
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: 150 Birds Roadnull, Camden On Gauley, WV 26208

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/01/2019
Close Case:11/21/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
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
  1. 01001 Serious 19100266 H02 II 10/30/2019 11/26/2019 $0 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118029.015Event: 06/27/2019Logging Employee Is Killed By Falling Tree
At 9:00 a.m. on June 27, 2019, an employee was cutting down a 75 foot, 24 inch d iameter cherry tree. The employee retreated approximately 15 feet and watched th e cherry tree fall. As the cherry tree fell, it impacted the top section of a n earby beech tree causing it to break and fall onto the employee. The impact res ulted in fatal crushing injuries to chest and head.
Keywords: chest, crushed, head, struck by, tree felling
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1416067.015 Fatality Forestry and conservation scientists

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