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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $19,350 $0 $0 $615 $0 $19,965
Current Penalty $19,350 $0 $0 $615 $0 $19,965
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3328(G) 08/06/2021 $615 $615 $0 09/23/2021 C - Contested
  2. 02001 Serious 3203(A)(4) 08/06/2021 $4,950 $4,950 $0 09/23/2021 C - Contested
  3. 03001 Serious 3653(A) 08/06/2021 $14,400 $14,400 $0 09/23/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134489.015 Event: 03/31/2021Employee Is Injured Driving Suv That Rolled Over, Later Dies
At 11:15 a.m. on March 31, 2021, an employee was operating a Suzuki Samurai SUV while performing maintenance on the irrigation system on a avocado farm property . The SUV was equipped with rollover protection, but was not equipped with seatb elts. The employee was traveling down a narrow dirt road, lost control of the ve hicle and rolled approximately 150 feet down a hillside. The employee was ejecte d resulting in critical injuries. He was able to call a coworker who called 911 and initiated a search for the employee. The employee was airlifted to the hosp ital, but became unresponsive on the way and died.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, blunt force, blunt force trauma, ejected, emergency response, farm machinery, inadequate maint, irrigation equipment, lost control, maintenance, malfunction, mech malfu
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1522972.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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