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Inspection: 316518687 - Willmore Enterprises

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 316518687Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 09/28/2012

Willmore Enterprises
Gilman Rd, 4 Hrs E Of I-5
Mccloud, CA 96057
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
NAICS: 113310/Logging
Mailing: 36236 Clark Creek Rd, Burney, CA 96013

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/19/2012
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:12/20/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170784532Event: 08/30/2012Burned Tree Falls, Strikes Water Truck And Worker
On August 30, 2012, Employee #1, a 35-year-old male with Willmore Enterprises, was filling his water truck from a watering hole designated as a "safe zone" when he was struck by a previously burned tree which fell unexpectedly. The burned tree fell striking the front portion of water truck then bounced off the engine cab and struck Employee #1. Forest Service cutters had previously inspected the site for hazardous trees and fell the identified trees accordingly. The tree in question was not identified as being unsafe and was left standing. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures to his scapula, vertebra, ribs as well as a head injury. Employee #1 was airlifted to an area hospital where he was admitted for approximately one-week.
Keywords: firefighter, fracture, tree, rib, fire truck, vertebra, water tank, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316518687 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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