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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100176 A 09/30/2021 11/02/2021 $4,500 $4,500 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100178 N06 09/30/2021 11/02/2021 $4,500 $4,500 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135603.015 Event: 05/10/2021Employee Is Killed When Struck By Forklift
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on May 10, 2021, an employee was walking from the dr y kiln to the dry kiln. The employee was by the supervisor's office, East of #4 and #5 Dry Kilns and the NW corner of the supply/parts room after completing a j ob task. Forklifts were picking up and transporting lumber to trucks to be haule d off at the time. The employee walked across the lot. A forklift operator was d riving a Hyster 300 forklift in the area. The employee continued to walk around the left rear side of the forklift. The forklift operator proceeded to back up w ith a load of lumber. The employee stopped and waved at another forklift in the area. The employee was struck by the left rear tire of the Hyster 300 forklift as it was backing up. The coworkers called 911 and conducted CPR until EMS arriv ed. The employee later died from these injuries after being transported to the h ospital.
Keywords: backing up, blunt force trauma, cpr, forklift, kiln, lumber, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1530321.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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