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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315394387 - K & S Logging Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen

Nr: 315394387Report ID: 0552652Open Date: 12/13/2012

K & S Logging Llc
4205 Buzzell Rd
Gladwin, MI 48624
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: 596 Quillett Dr, Beaverton, MI 48612

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/04/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/31/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
Current Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 40815153 02/27/2013 02/27/2013 $500 $500 $0 A - Amendment

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201392768Event: 12/13/2012Logger Felling Trees Is Killed When Struck By A Falling Tree
On December 13, 2012, Employee #1, with K & S Logging LLC, was felling trees using a chainsaw. After being cut, tree #1 became lodged in tree #2. Employee cut a limb from tree #2 in an attempt to use the falling limb to drop tree #1. This was unsuccessful, Employee #1 returned to tree #1 and began cutting. This released the limb from tree #2 striking and killing Employee #1. Employee #1 was found by an owner of K & S Logging LLC.
Keywords: tree felling, tree limb, log, crushed, tree, logger, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315394387 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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