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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1170373.015 - Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research And Extension Center

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Ce Reg Hlth


Inspection Nr: 1170373.015
Report ID: 0355121
Open Date: 08/17/2016

Site Address:
Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research And Extension Center
2375 Darvills Road
Blackstone, VA 23824

Mailing Address:
675 Research Center Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 611310/ Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: StateGovt

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 01/18/2017


Close Case:02/13/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1126150
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 16VAC25-60-120 01/18/2017 02/13/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 90035.015
Event: 08/16/2016
Employee Dies When An All-Terrain Vehicle (Atv) Overturns

At 3:45 p.m. on August 16, 2016, an employee was spraying herbicide on an irriga tion pipe on a steep earthen dam while riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The back of the ATV was heavily loaded with cargo. While ascending a steep berm, th e ATV turned over onto the employee and was killed. The grass was possibly wet f rom rain prior to accident. There were no witnesses.

Keywords:atv, agriculture machinery/vehicle, ppe, pinned, riding on equipment, slippery surface, steep grade, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1170373.015 Fatality Farm workers
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