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Inspection: 15004526 - Hinton Logging Company

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 15004526Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 08/14/1984

Hinton Logging Company
State Road 1932 4 Mi Southeast Of
Clinton, NC 28328
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: 625 Belt Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/14/1984
Emphasis: L:LoggingClose Case:08/14/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360609945    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14257422Event: 08/09/1984Crushed Between Truck And Feller-Buncher
ON AUGUST 9, 1984, AT APPROXIMATELY 6 PM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS GREASING A FELLER-BUNCHER WHICH HE HAD BEEN USING DURING THE DAY AT THE LOGGING SITE. HE HAD PARKED THE FELLER-BUNCHER IN FRONT OF A LOGGING TRUCK WHICH HAD BEEN PARTIALLY LOADED. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SQUATTING BETWEEN THE TWO MACHINES IN ORDER TO GREASE A LOWER PART OF HIS FELLER-BUNCHER WHEN THE LOGGING TRUCK ROLLED FORWARD. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CRUSHED BETWEEN THE FRONT BUMPER OF THE TRUCK AND THE TREE CUTTING APPARATUS ON THE FORWARD PORTION OF THE FELLER-BUNCHER. MASSIVE INTERNAL INJURIES AND BLEEDING WERE THE CAUSE OF HIS DEATH.
Keywords: maintenance, brake, crushed, feller-buncher, log truck, struck by, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15004526 Fatality Other Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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