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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1539835.015 - 317728887 - Ernst Nursery & Farms Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Health 2-Salem


Inspection Nr: 1539835.015
Report ID: 1054193
Date Opened: 06/28/2021

Site Address:
317728887 - Ernst Nursery & Farms Llc
6180 Gearin Rd Ne
Saint Paul, OR 97137

Mailing Address:
Po Box 460, Saint Paul, OR 97137

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 111421/Nursery and Tree Production

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 12/15/2021

Emphasis: P:Heat, S:Heat

Case Closed: 01/23/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1783069
Inspection 1539610 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,200
Current Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,200
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 OAR 437-004-0099(2)(E) 12/17/2021 01/05/2022 $2,100 $2,100 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious OAR 437-004-0099(2)(F) 12/17/2021 01/05/2022 $2,100 $2,100 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 136812.015
Event: 06/26/2021
Employee Dies Due To Heat Exhaustion

At 3:38 p.m. on June 26, 2021, an employee was working on a crew moving irrigati on lines. At the end of the shift the employee was found unresponsive in the fie ld. The employee died of heat exhaustion.

Keywords:agriculture, heat exhaustion, irrigation pipe, overheated

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1539835.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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