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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1041516.015 - Duncan Family Farms

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 1041516.015Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 02/03/2015

Duncan Family Farms
3995 Forrester Rd/Thorn Rd Canal #13null
Brawley, CA 92227
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 111211/Potato Farming
Mailing: 551 W. Main St. #4null, Brawley, CA 92227

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/04/2015
Close Case:07/02/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $21,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,600
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3203(A)(4)(B) 06/22/2015 07/15/2015 $7,200 $7,200 $0 07/15/2015 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3203(A)(7)(C) 06/22/2015 07/15/2015 $3,600 $7,200 $0 07/15/2015 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 3380(C) 06/22/2015 07/15/2015 $3,600 $7,200 $0 07/15/2015 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 75018.015Event: 02/03/2015Employee Killed When Quad Flips Over Into Irrigation Canal.
At 1:30 p.m. on February 3, 2015, Employee #1 was checking irrigation valves. Em ployee #1 was riding a quad to a valve station to shut off the water supply to a broken irrigation valve. While making a left turn, from an unpaved private road which ends at a T intersection, the quad flipped over into the irrigation canal . The road, on which Employee #1 was traveling, ends at a road which parallels the irrigation canal in the farm. Employee #1 fell into the irrigation canal and suffered a cranial fracture upon impact against the lining of the canal. Employ ee #1 was killed from drowning.
Keywords: agriculture machinery/vehicle, drowning, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1041516.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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