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Inspection: 300878030 - Mohan Thiara

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 300878030Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 08/18/2004

Mohan Thiara
5582 Hwy. 99
Yuba City, CA 95993
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0175/Deciduous Tree Fruits
NAICS: 111339/Other Noncitrus Fruit Farming
Mailing: 3085 Jefferson Ave., Yuba City, CA 95993

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/06/2004
Emphasis: S:Agriculture (Aship)Close Case:06/27/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $5,610 $0 $16,410
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $850 $0 $11,650
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 12/21/2004 12/24/2004 $750 $5,000 $0 10/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 12/21/2004 01/23/2005 $50 $175 $0 10/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01003 Other 3326 I08 12/21/2004 01/23/2005 $50 $435 $0 10/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 02001 Serious 3326 D 12/21/2004 01/23/2005 $10,800 $10,800 $0 10/12/2005 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201176104Event: 07/23/2004Employee'S Arm Fractured By Exploding Tire
On July 23, 2004, Employee #1, a farm laborer, of Mohan Thiara, Yuba City, CA was working with another employee fixing a tire from an agricultural bin carrier. After checking the tire for leaks, the tire was inflated on the shop floor. When the other employee flipped the tire over, it exploded striking Employee #1 on the arm and head, knocking him over. The other employee was also knocked down from the sudden release of air but was not injured. Employee #1 was transported to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento where he was hospitalized for treatment of a fractured right arm and two lacerations to the head.
Keywords: wheel, fracture, farm machinery, explosion, struck by, arm, flying object, tire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300878030 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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