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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314236381 - Columbia Forest Products, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 314236381Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 03/23/2010

Columbia Forest Products, Inc.
265 Missle Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2435/Hardwood Veneer and Plywood
NAICS: 321211/Hardwood Veneer and Plywood Manufacturing
Mailing: P. O. Box 849, Presque Isle, ME 04769

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/17/2010
Emphasis: L:Forklift, N:Amputate, S:Amputations, S:Electrical, S:Powered Ind Vehicle, S:Struck-ByClose Case:06/22/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102237641    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 14 1 6 2 23
Current Violations 14 6 2 22
Initial Penalty $49,500 $70,000 $0 $0 $70,000 $189,500
Current Penalty $49,500 $0 $0 $0 $46,100 $95,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100024 B 09/20/2010 09/26/2010 $2,000 $2,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C06 IC 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 C07 IIIA 09/20/2010 09/24/2010 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100147 C07 IIIB 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100151 C 09/20/2010 09/26/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 19100178 P01 09/20/2010 09/24/2010 $2,000 $2,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01007 Serious 19100212 A01 09/20/2010 10/03/2010 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01008 Serious 19100215 B09 09/20/2010 09/24/2010 $2,000 $2,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 01009 Serious 19100219 C02 I 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  10. 01010 Serious 19100219 C04 I 09/20/2010 09/26/2010 $1,500 $1,500 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  11. 01011 Serious 19100303 F02 09/20/2010 09/26/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  12. 01012 Serious 19100303 G01 II 09/20/2010 09/24/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  13. 01013 Serious 19100304 G05 09/20/2010 09/26/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  14. 01014 Serious 19100305 G02 III 09/20/2010 09/26/2010 $1,500 $1,500 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 15. 02001A Willful 19100147 C04 I 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $70,000 $70,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 16. 02001B Willful 19100147 D02 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $0 $0 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  17. 03001 Other 19100022 A01 09/20/2010 09/24/2010 $0 $0 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  18. 03002 Other 19100157 E02 09/20/2010 09/24/2010 $0 $0 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  19. 03003 Other 19100184 E02 I 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $0 $0 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  20. 03004 Other 19100303 B02 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $0 $0 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  21. 03005 Other 19100305 B01 II 09/20/2010 09/24/2010 $0 $0 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  22. 03006 Other 19100305 G01 IVA 09/20/2010 09/26/2010 $0 $0 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  23. 04001 Unclass 19100147 C04 I 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $46,100 $70,000 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  24. 04002 Unclass 19100147 D02 09/20/2010 09/28/2010 $0 $0 $0 10/07/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202220752Event: 03/22/2010Employee Is Struck By Machine Carriage And Is Killed
On March 22, 2010, Employee #1, a maintenance crew leader, entered a Splice Line Automatic Number Four Stacker to clean dust off the photo cell lens. Employee #1 entered the stacker without applying lockout/tag out procedures. Employee #1 wiped off the dust and immediately the stacker's upper steel carriage retracted. The carriage's metal edge struck Employee #1 on the head and pinned him against the lower carriage. Employee #1 suffered a deep and severe laceration to the head and was killed.
Keywords: head, maintenance, dust, pinned, cleaning, lockout, laceration, struck by, housekeeping, machine--misc
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314236381 Fatality Cut/Laceration Machinery maintenance occupations

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