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Inspection: 300392081 - Edward Dugdale Logging, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 300392081Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 10/29/1996

Edward Dugdale Logging, Inc.
2-3 Miles East Of Ruston, Sizemore Rd
Ruston, LA 71273
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Pob 388,182 Dugdale Rd, Choudrant, LA 71227

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/29/1996
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/18/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100266 D06 II 11/18/1996 11/22/1996 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14392633Event: 10/24/1996Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
Employee #1, a sawhand with approximately two years of experience, was working for Edward Dugdale Logging at a site offa site 2 to 3 miles east of Rustin, LA in Lincoln Parish. A coworker operating a shear machine was felling a 102 ft gum tree about 72 ft away from Employee #1. Employee #1 was trimming another tree when he was struck by the falling gum tree, tree. He sustained massive injuries to his head, neck, chest, and abdomen. Employee #1 died at 11:00 a.m. on October 24, 1996.
Keywords: chest, head, abdomen, tree felling, work rules, tree, logger, neck, struck by, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300392081 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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