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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1294549.015 - Mt. Pony Farms, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 6

Nr: 1294549.015Report ID: 0355116Open Date: 02/12/2018

Mt. Pony Farms, Inc.
22300 Mt. Pony Farms Road
Culpeper, VA 22701
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 22300 Mt. Pony Farms Road, Culpeper, VA 22701

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/08/2018
Close Case:09/04/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $16,501 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,501
Current Penalty $8,241 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,241
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 16VAC25-60-120 08/08/2018 $6,236 $12,471 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100146 C01 08/08/2018 09/07/2018 $758 $1,535 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100151 B 08/08/2018 09/24/2018 $1,248 $2,495 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19101200 E01 08/08/2018 09/07/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 103054.015Event: 02/12/2018Employee Is Struck By Common Wall On Agriculture Tank And Is
At 8:00 a.m. on February 12, 2018, an employee was inspecting an 1,800 gallon stainless steel tank of a GVM Prowler, Model E-325, Agricultural Sprayer. As the employee walked between the tank he was inspecting and another tank, looking for hairline cracks, he became caught between the two tanks and was killed. The incident investigation revealed that during the employee's inspection, a coworker pressurized the other tank, causing the employee to be struck in the forehead by the stainless steel wall of the pressurized tank. The employee died as a result of the head injury.
Keywords: spraying rig, tank, agriculture machinery/vehicle, caught between
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1294549.015 Fatality Other Agricultural and food scientists

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