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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314749789 - Hill & Blaylock Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford

Nr: 314749789Report ID: 1054116Open Date: 08/03/2011

Hill & Blaylock Inc
T 27s R 11w S 32
Fairview, OR 97423
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: Po Box 919, Coquille, OR 97420

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/20/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/27/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
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 10/06/2011 08/03/2011 $2,500 $5,000 $0 10/19/2011 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201623238Event: 08/02/2011Logger Is Killed When Struck By Log
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on August 2, 2011 two choker setters were setting chokers and had contacted the Yoder to yard the logs to the landing. As the logs started to move, the largest and longest of the choked logs started to wing into lead. As the log moved, the log hit an alder log lying next to it and moved it towards the two choker setters. The alder narrowly missed the rigging slinger and struck Employee #1, a hook tender, in the head. He sustained massive head trauma and was killed.
Keywords: fracture, head, log, choker setter, logger, struck by, logging, choker
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314749789 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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