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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 18129510 - Delta Logging & Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 18129510Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 09/07/1995

Delta Logging & Co., Inc.
Horseshoe Lake Hunting Club, Sect. 24, T12n, R3e
Camden, MS 39045
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: P.O. Box 1542, Yazoo City, MS 39194

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/07/1995
Close Case:12/26/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361091952    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $225 $0 $0 $0 $0 $225
Current Penalty $225 $0 $0 $0 $0 $225
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100151 B 10/20/1995 11/22/1995 $225 $225 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19101200 F05 I 10/20/1995 11/16/1995 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 594606Event: 09/05/1995Employee Killed When Struck By Tree Limb
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on September 5, 1995, Employee #1, a 50-year-old timber cutter with 20 to 25 years of experience, was working alone and had just felled a 15 to 16 in. diameter by 40 ft tall overcup (white) oak tree with a Husqvarna chain saw, model 394. He was limbing the tree when he was allegedly struck in the head by a water oak limb that apparently fell from an adjacent tree. He was killed. Employee #1 had his hard hat with him, but most likely was not wearing it at the time of the accident. He was also wearing his high visibility vest, saw chaps, cut-proof boots, and Delta uniform.
Keywords: head, hard hat, tree felling, tree limb, tree, struck by, concussion, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18129510 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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