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Inspection: 314744855 - Lone Rock Logging Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford

Nr: 314744855Report ID: 1054116Open Date: 01/18/2011

Lone Rock Logging Co Inc
Nelson Tract Sale 28s/8w/14
Camas Valley, OR 97416
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: Po Box 1127, Roseburg, OR 97470

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/04/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/04/2011

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 $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 707092005 A 03/24/2011 03/29/2011 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201623063Event: 01/17/2011Logger Is Injured When Struck By Log
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on January 17, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a choker setter on a cable logging operation. A swing yarder with a live skyline and motorized carriage was in use, with a yarding distance of about 350 ft over slopes of 30 percent. Employee #1 and the rigging slinger were presetting and hot-setting turns of logs. They had set a turn of logs near or under the lines and the rigging slinger retreated into the open/logged off ground to the south. Employee #1 retreated to the north side of the lines as he dropped his chokers near the next logs to be choked and then moved out of the way. The rigging slinger blew the turn ahead which ran into a hang up. A log in the turn upended and swung towards Employee #1, who had apparently moved back towards the chokers he had left. The rigger blew a stop whistle when the turn got hung up. One of the logs struck Employee #1. The emergency action plan was initiated, and Employee #1 was transported by company vehicle to a waiting ambulance. He was hospitalized for shoulder bruises and abrasions.
Keywords: rigging, shoulder, log, choker setter, abrasion, logger, choker cable, logging, choker, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314744855 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Timber cutting and logging occupations

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