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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 Other 646072002 06/25/1985 07/05/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14203939 Event: 05/10/1985Head And Neck Crushed Between Logs
ON MAY 10, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CHOKING AND YARDING LOGS IN AN OLD GROWTH CLEAR CUT AREA, USING AN FMC SKIDDER. THE GROUND SLOPE WAS GENTLE. THERE WAS APPROXIMATELY 6 INCHES OF SNOW ON THE GROUND. IT APPEARS THAT EMPLOYEE #1 USED THE BLADE OF THE SKIDDER TO PUSH A 40 FOOT LONG, 28 INCH DIAMETER, LOG UP SO THAT IT WAS RESTING ON ANOTHER 40 FOOT LOG. HE THEN BACKED THE SKIDDER UP TO THE LOGS AND BEGAN TO SET THE CHOKERS. APPARENTLY, AS HE WAS PLACING A CHOKER ON THE UPPER LOG, IT SLID FOUR TO SIX FEET, PINNING HIS NECK AND HEAD BETWEEN THE TWO LOGS. THERE WERE NO WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT.
Keywords: head, yarding, log, choker setter, crushed, neck, skidder, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15064876 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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