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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1604373.015 - Sarc, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Bakersfield District Office


Inspection Nr: 1604373.015
Report ID: 0950647
Date Opened: 06/24/2022

Site Address:
Sarc, Inc.
2727 Bull Canyon Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1402, Nipomo, CA 93444

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 115115/Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/01/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1911282
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $560 $0 $560
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $560 $0 $560
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)(7) 12/01/2022 12/20/2022 $560 $560 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 147406.015
Event: 06/23/2022
Employee Is Killed After Attempting To Exit Out Of Control V

At 11:00 a.m. on June 23, 2022, an employee and his coworker were repairing drip irrigation lines in an avocado orchard. The coworker asked the employee to mov e a four-wheel drive 1999 Dodge Durango closer to them as they advanced to the n ext row in the orchard. When the employee put the vehicle in reverse, it went s traight back down a slight slope across a dirt road into the orchard across the road. The employee lost control and attempted to exit the vehicle as it crashed into the orchards. He was crushed between the open door and one of the trees. T he employee was killed as a result of several skull and facial fractures.

Keywords:backing up, caught between, farm, jump from moving equip, lost control, motor vehicle, struck against, traffic accident, tree, vehicle

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1604373.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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