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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 17385618 - Carpenter Brothers

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 5

Nr: 17385618Report ID: 0355115Open Date: 02/22/1988

Carpenter Brothers
State Route 649
Louisa, VA 23093
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Sr-5 Box 377, Madison, VA 22727

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/09/1988
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/15/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360785414    

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 ARM001102 A 03/21/1988 03/25/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14224497Event: 09/22/1987Employee Killed When Lodged Tree Struck Him On His Head
EMPLOYEE #1 CUT A TREE WHICH LODGED IN ANOTHER TREE AS IT FELL. EMPLOYEE #1 THEN DECIDED TO CUT DOWN THE SECOND TREE. WHEN THE TREE HE WAS CUTTING MOVED OR BEGAN TO FALL, THE LODGED TREE DISLODGED AND FELL ONTO EMPLOYEE #1, STRIKING HIM IN THE HEAD. HE DIED OF ACUTE HEAD TRAUMA.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17385618 Fatality Concussion Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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