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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1549125.015 - West Coast Harvesting & Packing, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto


Inspection Nr: 1549125.015
Report ID: 0950624
Date Opened: 08/19/2021

Site Address:
West Coast Harvesting & Packing, Inc
Dead End Of Klein Road
Stockton, CA 95206

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 247, Patterson, CA 95363

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 111219/Other Vegetable (except Potato) and Melon Farming

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/14/2021


Case Closed: 11/13/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1800210
Inspection 1549131 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $36,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $36,750
Current Penalty $21,600 $0 $0 $750 $0 $22,350
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 3203(A)(4) 12/14/2021 $750 $750 $0 02/05/2022 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
2. 02001 Serious 3449(A)(1) 12/14/2021 $10,800 $18,000 $0 02/05/2022 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
3. 03001 Serious 3449(C) 12/14/2021 $10,800 $18,000 $0 02/05/2022 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 138390.015
Event: 08/19/2021
Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Harvester

At 4:30 a.m. on August 19, 2021, a temporary employee and his coworkers were fin ishing up harvesting the last furrow of tomatoes for the shift when the operator of the Commander Harvester got out of his cab and walked over to the employee a nd his coworkers to let them know they were done and could get out to their cars . The operator got back into his cab and drove out of the furrow to go toward th e shop to clean the harvester. When the operator got back to the shop area the e mployee was not there. The operator got into his car and went back to the locati on they were harvesting and found the employee on the ground. The operator start ed CPR and called for emergency services. The employee was pronounced dead on sc ene of crushing injuries.

Keywords:agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, blunt force, blunt force trauma, cpr, crushed, harvester, harvesting, poor visibility, run over

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1549125.015 Fatality Graders and sorters, agricultural products
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