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Inspection: 316723956 - Foothill Packing, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 316723956Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 07/02/2013

Foothill Packing, Inc
Tres Picos Ranch, Five Points
Five Points, CA 93624
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0761/Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders
NAICS: 115115/Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders
Mailing: 1582 Moffett St, Salinas, CA 93905

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:12/27/2013
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $25,000 $750 $25,750
Current Penalty $25,000 $750 $25,750
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3457 C03 C 12/30/2013 02/01/2014 $750 $750 $0 01/10/2014 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3203 A 12/30/2013 02/01/2014 $25,000 $25,000 $0 01/10/2014 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201497930Event: 07/02/2013Employee Collapses While Harvesting, Later Dies
On July 2, 2013, Employee #1, an agricultural laborer, was harvesting watermelons collapsed. The employee was returning to his vehicle at the end of a 6 hour work shift in temperatures exceeding one hundred degrees Fahrenheit, when he was observed by a coworker to stumble or stagger. The coworker assisted Employee #1 and alerted the supervisor the employee's condition. The supervisor and coworker transported Employee #1 to a cold storage facility, and later transporting him to Coalinga Community Medical Center, where the employee was pronounced dead with a body core temperature of 109.4 degrees Fahrenheit.
Keywords: heat, harvester, collapse, heat stroke
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316723956 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Farm workers

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