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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 18483313 - Cameron Mcpeak Timber Cutting

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 18483313Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 05/29/1989

Cameron Mcpeak Timber Cutting
Pitzer Road
Danbury, NC 27016
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Pitzer Rd., Danbury, NC 27016

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/29/1989
Close Case:09/22/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 95012901 08/31/1989 09/06/1989 $240 $240 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 A 08/31/1989 09/06/1989 $210 $210 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 7B0308 08/31/1989 09/06/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 761361Event: 05/24/1989Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
Employee #1, a timber cutter for Cameron McPeak Timber Cutting Company was limbing previously felled trees. A poplar tree that was 17 inches in diameter was cut by another employee. The tree set down on its stump instead of falling after it had been cut. The other employee warned Employee #1, who was 70 feet downhill limbing previously felled trees, to be careful of the tree he had just cut. The tree fell and struck Employee #1. Employee #1 sustained a fractured skull and was killed.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, skull, tree
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18483313 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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