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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 701076506 A B 10/18/1995 11/11/1995 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 701076505 A C 10/18/1995 11/11/1995 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 791350 Event: 08/23/1995Employee Injured By Flying Object While Mowing
At approximately 3:05 p.m. on August 19, 1995, Employee #1, of Modoc Orchards, was operating a tractor pulling a mower. She was mowing the grass and weeds between the rows of fruit trees in an orchard when the power take-off came apart. Employee #1 was struck on the right side of her head by an unknown flying object. She was knocked unconscious, but the tractor continued, striking fruit trees and becoming lodged against a larger tree. The foreman came on the scene approximately five minutes later. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a head fracture, in critical condition.
Keywords: fracture, head, unconsciousness, agriculture, equipment failure, lawn mower, struck by, tractor, flying object, power take-off
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124788159 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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