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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 15218928 - Brady Jones, Jr. Logging

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 7

Nr: 15218928Report ID: 0355117Open Date: 03/17/1987

Brady Jones, Jr. Logging
Rt. 617, Clairmont Farm
Dillwyn, VA 23936
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Rt. 1, Box 31, Buckingham, VA 23921

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/23/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/02/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360633143    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 9 9
Current Violations 9 9
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 ARM001102 A 03/31/1987 04/04/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 19100106 F06 03/31/1987 04/13/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 19100266 C04 III 03/31/1987 04/13/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 19100266 C05 I 03/31/1987 04/13/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01005 Other 19100266 C06 VIII 03/31/1987 04/17/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01006 Other 19101200 E01 03/31/1987 07/02/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01007 Other 19101200 F04 I 03/31/1987 07/02/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 01008 Other 19101200 G01 03/31/1987 07/02/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 01009 Other 19101200 H 03/31/1987 07/02/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14443352Event: 01/08/1987Logger Struck In Head And Killed By Tree Being Winched
THE ACCIDENT TOOK PLACE AT A LOGGING JOB SITE WHERE FELLERS AND TOPPERS WERE FELLING TREES FOR THE SKIDDER TO MOVE TO THE LOG DECK. THE SKIDDER OPERATOR WAS WINCHING UP A DRAG WHEN A PULPWOOD SIZE TREE IN THE DRAG HUNG UP ON A STUMP AND BECAME AIRBORNE BEFORE THE OPERATOR COULD CUT POWER FROM THE WINCH CABLE. THE TREE THEN SWUNG IN A COUNTERCLOCKWISE DIRECTION. AS EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PREPARING TO MAKE AN UNDERCUT ON THE NEXT TREE TO BE FELLED, THE SWINGING TREE STRUCK HIM ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS HEAD AND NECK. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SITE.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree, logger, neck, struck by, flying object, logging, winch, dragline
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15218928 Fatality Amputation Timber cutting and logging occupations

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