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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 312913080 - Selma Public Works Department

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 312913080Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 10/26/2009

Selma Public Works Department
Golden State Blvd & Dinuba Ave
Selma, CA 93662
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9199/General Government, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 921190/Other General Government Support
Mailing: 1710 Tucker Ave, Selma, CA 93662

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/06/2010
Close Case:12/31/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361646904    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $18,750
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,750 $0 $2,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 C 01/11/2010 01/24/2010 $750 $750 $0 02/02/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 3314 C 01/11/2010 01/24/2010 $2,000 $18,000 $0 02/02/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201492873Event: 08/04/2009Employee Suffers From Asphyxia When Pinned Beneath Bush Hog
At approximately 10:54 a.m. on August 4, 2009, Employee #1, a maintenance worker, was mowing a median strip along Golden State Boulevard with a Bush Hog 3008 Series Rotary Cutter, attached to a tractor. He became pinned underneath the rotary cutter when the frame lowered onto his chest as the hydraulic fluid leaked out. He was found by coworkers, not breathing, and was treated on site. He was then taken to Community Regional Medical Center for further treatment. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: chest, hydraulic lift, rotating parts, asphyxiated, pinned, crushed, tractor, bush hog
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312913080 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Machine operators, not specified

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