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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 3140092 - C&D Timber Co

Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford

Nr: 3140092Report ID: 1054116Open Date: 03/25/1986

C&D Timber Co
Little Dads Creek Timber Sale Union Creek Rd
West Of Riddle, OR 97469
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Po Box 27, Riddle, OR 97469

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/02/1986
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/23/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360772339    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
Current Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 780005014BA 05/01/1986 05/04/1986 $300 $300 $0 -
  2. 02002 Other 780001503 05/01/1986 05/15/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02003 Other 780008501 B 05/01/1986 05/12/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14206569Event: 03/24/1986Employee Cut By Chain Saw; Bled To Death
ON MARCH 24, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 FINISHED PLACING HIS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON A CEDAR HE HAD FELLED AND BUTTED. THE BUTT LOG OF ANOTHER TREE WHICH HE HAD PREVIOUSLY FELLED (LOCATED ABOUT 35 FEET UPHILL FROM HIM) DISLODGED AND ROLLED INTO HIM. THE FIR LOG WAS 40 FEET IN LENGTH AND 25 INCHES IN DIAMETER AT THE SMALL END. THE LOG APPARENTLY KNOCKED THE EMPLYEE OFF BALANCE, BECAUSE HE ACCIDENTLY CUT HIMSELF ON THE LEFT THIGH WITH THE CHAIN SAW HE WAS USING. THE SAW SEVERED THE FEMORAL ARTERY, CAUSING THE EMPLOYEE TO DIE OF A HEMORRHAGE.
Keywords: loss of blood, chain saw, hemorrhage, log, laceration, struck by, artery, logging, leg, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3140092 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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