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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1427709.015 - Pucheu Bros. Ranch Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno


Inspection Nr: 1427709.015
Report ID: 0950625
Open Date: 08/30/2019

Site Address:
Pucheu Bros. Ranch Inc.
Sw Parlier And Sonoma
Tranquillity, CA 93668

Mailing Address:
25253 W Martin, Tranquillity, CA 93668

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 111920/Cotton Farming

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 02/05/2020


Close Case:06/11/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1493487
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
Current Penalty $2,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,700
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 3395(C) 02/13/2020 $1,350 $2,700 $0 02/26/2020 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
2. 02001 Serious 3395(H)(1) 02/13/2020 $1,350 $2,700 $0 02/26/2020 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 119473.015
Event: 08/29/2019
Employee Falls Into Irrigation Ditch While Having Seizure An

At 10:30 a.m. on August 29, 2019, an employee was monitoring water that was bein g pumped from a ditch by several syphon hoses into a cotton field while sitting on the edge of an irrigation ditch. The ditch had approximately two and a half feet of water in it and the employee suffered a seizure that caused him to fall into the ditch. The employee drowned.

Keywords:agriculture, ditch, drown, drowning, fall, irrigation equipment, water

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1427709.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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