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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1567854.015 - Villita Avocados, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi


Inspection Nr: 1567854.015
Report ID: 0626000
Date Opened: 12/09/2021

Site Address:
Villita Avocados, Inc.
9900 S. Keystone Dr.
Pharr, TX 78577

Mailing Address:
9900 Keystone, Pharr, TX 78577

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 424480/Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Complaint

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/09/2021


Case Closed: 09/07/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Complaint 1840155 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $14,502 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,502
Current Penalty $8,701 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,701
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 19100178 L01 II 03/31/2022 04/12/2022 $6,091 $10,151 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Serious 19040039 A02 03/31/2022 04/12/2022 $2,611 $4,351 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 144883.015
Event: 11/30/2021
Employee Injures Leg When Struck Against Pallet And Forklift

At 10:00 a.m. on November 30, 2021, an employee was checking on a forklift when another forklift was heading in his direction with loaded forks and an obstructe d view. The employee was struck by the pallet of the other loaded forklift and t he forklift the employee was operating. The employee was admitted and treated at the hospital for foot and leg related injuries.

Keywords:ankle, caught between, driving, food handling, food processing, foot, forklift, fracture, leg, obstructed view, pallet, powered industrial vehicle, struck against, toe

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1567854.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction
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