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Inspection: 1485657.015 - 145963 - J-J Thompson Farms, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh
145963 - J-J Thompson Farms, Inc.
Dirt Path Off Moores Pond Rd.
Wake Forest, NC 27587
12124 Louisburg Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 111910/Tobacco Farming
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/23/2020
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||95.129(01)||01/22/2021||03/10/2021||$1,750||$3,500||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||01002||Serious||19280110 C01 III||01/22/2021||02/01/2021||$600||$1,200||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|3.||01003||Serious||19280110 C02 I||01/22/2021||02/01/2021||$600||$1,200||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|4.||02001A||Other||19101200 E01||01/22/2021||02/24/2021||$300||$600||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|5.||02001B||Other||19101200 H01||01/22/2021||02/01/2021||$0||$0||$0||Z - Issued|
At 12:00 a.m. on July 27, 2020, an employee was exposed to conditions of high ambient heat from the sun while performing hand labor such as topping/suckering and hand harvesting tobacco. The employee was exposed above the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV). The TLV calculated for this day using the employee's metabolic work rate (415 watts) was 27.5 Celsius. During the working hours, the wet-bulb globe temperature (WBGT) was calculated to be between 27.5 to 31.4 Celsius. The employee is killed as a result of excess heat exposure.
Keywords:agriculture, harvester, heat, heat index, heat-related illness
|1||1485657.015||Fatality||Occupation not reported|