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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1361855.015 - Thomas Todd Traphagan

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Redding

Nr: 1361855.015Report ID: 0950623Open Date: 11/21/2018

Thomas Todd Traphagan
515-805 Morgan Road
Ravendale, CA 96123
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 111940/Hay Farming
Mailing: 208 E St., Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/15/2019
Close Case:06/03/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1402830    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $3,935 $0 $0 $1,305 $0 $5,240
Current Penalty $3,935 $0 $0 $1,305 $0 $5,240
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(A) 03/15/2019 $435 $435 $0 03/18/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01002 Other 3441(A)(2)(C) 03/15/2019 $435 $435 $0 03/18/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01003 Other 3441(A)(2)(D) 03/15/2019 $435 $435 $0 03/18/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 02001 Serious 3441(A)(1) 03/15/2019 $3,935 $3,935 $0 03/18/2019 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 111215.015Event: 11/20/2018Employee Is Crushed Underneath The Tire Of A Loaded Belly Du
At 1:00 p.m. on November 20, 2018, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were filling in the irrigation pivot tire tracks left in the alfalfa field using a John Deere 4495 agricultural tractor and belly dump trailer to fill in the wheel tracks. The employees connected a belly dump trailer to the John Deere tractor, and Employee #1 drove the tractor and trailer to the soil pile. Employee #2 loaded the belly dump trailer. Employee #1 drove the tractor and trailer into the alfalfa field, situated the trailer over the irrigation pivot tire tracks, and opened the doors to the trailer, allowing soil to pour out of the trailer into the tire tracks. The soil was clogged inside the trailer. The doors of the belly dump trailer would not move. It was almost lunch time, so Employee #2 drove the tractor back to the shop. Employee #1 walked between the back of the tractor and the trailer and Employee #2 was still unable to see Employee #1. Employee #2 drove approximately thirty feet when he looked back and saw Employee #1 lying face down in the first set of tire tracks. Employee #1 was fatally injured when he was run over by the rear tires of the loaded belly dump trailer, weighing approximately 28,000 lbs.
Keywords: tractor, crushed, agriculture machinery/vehicle, run over
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1361855.015 Fatality Other Farm workers

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