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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1490766.015 - The Hulling Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno


Inspection Nr: 1490766.015
Report ID: 0950625
Open Date: 08/23/2020

Site Address:
The Hulling Co.
19482 Road 19
Madera, CA 93637

Mailing Address:
2900 Airport Drive, Madera, CA 93637

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 115114/Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning)

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/23/2021


Close Case:03/14/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1650377
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $7,650 $0 $0 $635 $0 $8,285
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $4,460 $0 $4,460
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 Other 3395(G)(1) 02/23/2021 $635 $635 $0 04/09/2021 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
2. 02001 Other 1592(E) 02/23/2021 $3,825 $7,650 $0 04/09/2021 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129108.015
Event: 08/23/2020
Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Conveyor Arm

At 4:00 p.m. on August 23, 2020, an employee was cleaning sticks from almond pil es working beside an almond conveyor loading machine when a yard truck with doub le hopper drove by. The upper portion of yard driver hopper bin struck the almon d conveyor elevator loading arm causing the the arm to spin clockwise toward the employee. The bottom portion of the arm struck the employee and lifted him crus hing his torso and killing him.

Keywords:agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, arm, chest, cleaning, conveyor, crushed, driver, farm machinery, fracture, head, hopper, loading, material handling, motor vehicle, road, skull, struck by, truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1490766.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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