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Inspection: 309419596 - Eureka International Trading Co

Inspection Information - Office: Or Eugene

Nr: 309419596Report ID: 1054114Open Date: 01/10/2006

Eureka International Trading Co
Weyerhauser Rd 425 Timber Sale
Marcola, OR 97454
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: Po Box 1000, Veneta, OR 97487

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/04/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/17/2007

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
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 707070503 05/08/2006 01/10/2006 $1,500 $2,500 $0 05/25/2006 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201203098Event: 01/09/2006Employee Sustains Fractures When Struck In Logging Operation
On January 9, 2006, Employee #1 was a temporary employee of Eureka International Trading Co., which provided workers to the Kelley Brothers, Inc., a logging company in Veneta, OR. A log loader was moving a guyline stub from one area of a landing to another. The boom of the loader was lowered to get under the skyline with the guyline stub in the grapples. As the loader operator rotated the boom, the processor operator saw Employee #1 and a coworker on the ground in the path of the swinging boom and guyline stub. He yelled over the Citizens' Band radio for the loader operator to stop swinging the boom. The loader operator attempted to stop the boom, but the end of the guyline swung around Employee #1's neck and struck him in the face. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractured bones in his face. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, boom, guy, logger, loader, struck by, face, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309419596 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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