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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1483749.015 - Dci Contracting Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Dallas


Inspection Nr: 1483749.015
Report ID: 0626300
Date Opened: 07/16/2020

Site Address:
Dci Contracting Inc
2151 I-635 Service Road
Farmers Branch, TX 75234

Mailing Address:
2045 E Hwy 380 Suite 100, Decatur, TX 76234

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 237990/Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 08/04/2020


Case Closed: 02/08/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1623730
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,446 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,446
Current Penalty $9,446 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,446
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/06/2021 02/02/2021 $9,446 $9,446 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127831.015
Event: 07/15/2020
Employee Clearing Creek Bed Is Killed From Heat-Related Illn

At 6:00 p.m. on July 15, 2020, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a civil en gineering construction company, were engaged in a week-long assignment to clear a creek bed of vegetation so a concrete flood control channel could be installed . They worked for 8 to 10 hours per day using STHL FS 111 R gasoline-powered tr immers that weighed approximately 12 pounds, brush cutters, and machetes to cut and hack at branches, trees, and vegetation. Employee #1 was found unconscious by a coworker. The supervisor performed CPR while waiting for emergency service s to arrive. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounc ed dead. Cause of death was heat-related illness.

Keywords:construction, cpr, equipment operator, hand tool, heat stroke, heat-related illness , landscaper, tree trimming, unconsciousness, weather

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1483749.015 Fatality Construction laborers
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