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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1703461 - Thompson Heading And Stave Mill Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Frankfort

Nr: 1703461Report ID: 0419000Open Date: 08/27/1984

Thompson Heading And Stave Mill Inc
Muldraugh Hill Coordinate 875/038
Fort Knox, KY 40121
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2421/Sawmills and Planing Mills, General
Mailing: Rt 1, Hodgenville, KY 42748

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/30/1984
Close Case:10/15/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $800
Current Penalty $800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/07/1984 09/10/1984 $560 $560 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100151 B 09/07/1984 10/11/1984 $240 $240 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19100151 B 09/07/1984 09/10/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14463244Event: 08/24/1984Employee Killed When Run Over By Skidder
After lunch on August 24, 1984, Employee #1 was operating a John Deere 540B logging skidder on a wooded hillside. He was later found dead on the ground, having been run over by the skidder. The skidder was found still running, lodged on a rock ledge about 30 feet downhill from Employee #1. There were no witnesses, but from evidence gathered at the site it appears that Employee #1 parked the skidder and hooked a log to the back, downhill from the skidder. As he started to hook up another log, the skidder rolled backward and ran over him.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, work rules, equipment operator, skidder, run over, slope
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1703461 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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