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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $14,850 $0 $0 $5,305 $0 $20,155
Current Penalty $12,950 $0 $0 $2,055 $0 $15,005
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 06/09/2014 06/12/2014 $1,750 $5,000 $0 06/26/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3203 B02 06/09/2014 07/10/2014 $175 $175 $0 06/26/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3395 F03 06/09/2014 07/10/2014 $130 $130 $0 06/26/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02001 Serious 1593 M 06/09/2014 07/10/2014 $2,150 $4,050 $0 06/26/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 03001 Serious 3427 B06 06/09/2014 07/10/2014 $10,800 $10,800 $0 06/26/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201460193 Event: 12/12/2013Farm Worker Injured When Struck By Falling Tree Branch
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on December 12, 2013, Employee #1, of Borden Ranches LLC., was sitting in the bucket of 580c Construction King Loader Backhoe (Model 5800) elevated approximately 15 ft high using a 22 in. Stihl MS660 chain saw to cut a 30 ft long oak tree branch. Employee #1 made the cut and was struck by the falling branch. Employee #1 suffered a serious right leg tibia-fibula fracture after being struck by the falling branch. The branch was not controlled with a directional or lowering device to prevent it from falling on the workers. Borden Ranches, LLC was a farm that produced orchards of citrus and deciduous fruits.
Keywords: fracture, tree limb, tibia, agriculture, chain saw, tree, struck by, elevated work plat, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317230571 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, farm workers

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