Inspection: 314573205 - George Masih Pagany Dba George Masih Pagany Farm

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento
Nr: 314573205Report ID:0950621Open Date: 09/24/2011
George Masih Pagany Dba George Masih Pagany Farm
16626 County Rd. 117
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0761/Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders
NAICS: 115115/Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders
Mailing: 1249 Jodi Dr., Yuba City, CA 95993
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:HealthClose Conference:03/01/2012
Close Case:04/09/2012
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361686199    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations


2

2
Current Violations


2

2
Initial Penalty


560

560
Current Penalty


560

560
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 B 03/09/2012 04/11/2012 $225 $225 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3395 F03 03/09/2012 04/11/2012 $335 $335 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202491973Event: 09/23/2011Pistachio Harvester Dies From Heart Issues Or Heat Stroke
At approximately 9:38 p.m. on September 23, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a field laborer for a farm labor contractor at the Pur Hiran pistachio farm in West Sacramento, CA. He was required to walk behind a harvesting machine and help pick out excess leaves and debris from bins on the truck. He was observed by his coworkers to be dizzy or to be experiencing some difficulty breathing. He was transported to the shade structure at the site, and emergency medical services were contacted. He was transported to UC Davis Medical Center, where he later died. Employee #1 reportedly died from heart-related issues or heat stroke. The Cal/OSHA Sacramento District Office was informed of this incident at approximately 2:00 a.m. on September 24, 2011, by a telephone report from the Sacramento coroner's office.
Keywords: agriculture, harvester, farm machinery, dizziness, respiratory, heat, heat stroke, emergency response, cardiovasc system
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314573205 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction