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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304404106 - Plum Creek Mdf, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Billings

Nr: 304404106Report ID: 0830100Open Date: 07/11/2002

Plum Creek Mdf, Inc.
500 12 Ave. West
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2493/Reconstituted Wood Products
NAICS: 321219/Reconstituted Wood Product Manufacturing
Mailing: 265 Meadow Lake Blvd, Columbia Falls, MT 59912

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/03/2002
Emphasis: S:AmputationsClose Case:06/07/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101870293    
 Inspection302899778    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 9 1 2 2 14
Current Violations 10 2 12
Initial Penalty $38,500 $70,000 $37,500 $0 $0 $146,000
Current Penalty $84,000 $0 $0 $14,000 $0 $98,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/19/2002 01/06/2003 $5,000 $5,000 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100023 C03 12/19/2002 12/27/2002 $5,000 $5,000 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 C05 IID 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $5,000 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100147 C07 IA 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $5,000 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100147 D06 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $5,000 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 19100219 C04 I 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $2,500 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01007 Serious 19100219 D01 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $2,500 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01008 Serious 19100242 B 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $1,500 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 02001A Serious 19100147 C08 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $70,000 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  10. 02001B Serious 19100147 D03 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $0 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  11. 02001C Serious 19100147 D04 I 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $0 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  12. 03001 Serious 19100212 A01 12/19/2002 05/15/2004 $7,000 $25,000 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  13. 03002 Serious 19100219 F03 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $12,500 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  14. 04001 Other 19100147 C06 II 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $0 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  15. 04002 Other 19100303 G02 I 12/19/2002 03/15/2004 $7,000 $0 $0 01/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  16. 05001 Serious 19100212 A02 03/16/2004 03/16/2004 $7,000 $7,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201862505Event: 07/11/2002Employee Killed When Caught In Conveyor
Employee #1 was performing maintenance on the head end of a conveyor while standing on the paddle conveyor below that was stopped but not shut off or de-energized. The conveyor unexpected started up and Employee #1 fell into it. Employee #1 was fatally crushed.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, caught by, lockout, crushed, conveyor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304404106 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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