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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1526165.015 - Randy Salas

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South


Inspection Nr: 1526165.015
Report ID: 0626700
Date Opened: 04/20/2021

Site Address:
Randy Salas
5006 Perry Street
Houston, TX 77021

Mailing Address:
4418 Brookfield Dr, Houston, TX 77045

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/20/2021


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1758761
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,096 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,096
Current Penalty $4,096 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,096
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 10/13/2021 11/17/2021 $4,096 $4,096 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 134952.015
Event: 04/19/2021
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Tree Limb

At 2:36 p.m. on April 19, 2021, an employee was suspended in the air using a cha in saw to remove tree limbs. The employee was halfway through a large limb when it dropped from the tree and struck the employee. Emergency services got the emp loyee out of the tree and administered first aid but the he died due to internal bleeding.

Keywords:arm, blunt force trauma, struck by, tree climbing system, tree limb, tree trimming

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1526165.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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