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Inspection: 303771323 - Georgia-Pacific Corp. - Cedar Springs Operations

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 303771323Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 04/10/2002

Georgia-Pacific Corp. - Cedar Springs Operations
Hwy 273-W
Cedar Springs, GA 31732
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2631/Paperboard Mills
NAICS: 322130/Paperboard Mills
Mailing: P.O. Box 44, Cedar Springs, GA 31732

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/03/2002
Emphasis: L:SawmillsClose Case:06/19/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100901701    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01002 Serious 19100147 C04 I 10/03/2002 10/08/2002 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/28/2002 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01003 Serious 19100023 C01 10/03/2002 10/16/2002 $3,000 $5,000 $0 10/28/2002 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200901080Event: 04/09/2002Employee Killed When Struck By Cable
On April 9, 2002, Employee #1 was attempting to free a jammed hardwood rechipper blow line using a 42-ft steel cable. She did not shut down and lockout the rechipper unit. Employee #1 was working from a roof apparently standing at the blow line plug hole with her left foot placed in the area of the rolled up cable. When the cable came into contact with the rotating rechipper blades, the cable was pulled through the blow line, wrapping around the Employee #1's leg, causing severe lacerations, and killing her.
Keywords: rotating parts, roof, wire rope, jammed, lockout, chipper, laceration, struck by, blade, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303771323 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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