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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $24,750 $0 $0 $560 $0 $25,310
Current Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $560 $0 $7,310
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3395 E03 10/25/2007 11/27/2007 $560 $560 $0 11/07/2007 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3395 E01 D 10/25/2007 11/04/2007 $0 $6,750 $0 11/07/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 3439 B 10/25/2007 11/04/2007 $6,750 $18,000 $0 11/07/2007 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201089042 Event: 05/09/2007Employee Is Overcome By Heat And Dies
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on May 9, 2007, Employee #1 was harvesting peaches from a peach tree. Employee #1 stopped working before the end of the shift and sat down under a peach tree. Employee #1 did not want to work any longer and the crew boss transported and left Employee #1 at a packing shed. Shortly after the crew boss left Employee #1, Employee #1 began to shake. Several coworkers helped Employee #1 before he collapsed. Emergency services were summoned, but Employee #1 died before the ambulance arrived. Employee #1 was transported to the morgue. The Coroner's report identified the cause of death as atherosclerosis, heart disease and hepatic disease.
Keywords: heart, heat, hepatitis, agriculture, heat stroke, heat exhaustion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310820055 Fatality Other Farm workers

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