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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300265428 - Crowder Logging Company

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 300265428Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 02/18/1997

Crowder Logging Company
4115 Oak Grove Church Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: 1056 Cedar Cove Road, Henderson, NC 27536

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/07/1997
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/12/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100350131    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $700
Current Penalty $700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $700
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100266 F01 VII 04/04/1997 04/09/1997 $700 $700 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100266 H01 VI 04/04/1997 04/09/1997 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200350247Event: 02/17/1997Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
Employee #1 and coworkers were part of a logging crew harvesting timber that had been damaged by a storm. Many of the trees were already on the ground, and a skidder was being used to move them around so that Employee #1 could reach them with a chain saw to limb the tops. He was bent over a downed tree, facing the opposite direction, when another tree fell over and struck him on the back of the head. Employee #1 was killed. The tree that fell was rotten at the base, and it had two gouge marks made by the blade of the skidder.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, struck against, limbing, tree, skidder, struck by, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300265428 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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