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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1587169.015 - Lowe'S Home Improvement

Inspection Information - Office: Austin


Inspection Nr: 1587169.015
Report ID: 0625400
Date Opened: 03/30/2022

Site Address:
Lowe'S Home Improvement
3225 Freedom Boulevard
Bryan, TX 77802

Mailing Address:
3225 Freedom Boulevard, Bryan, TX 77802

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 444110/Home Centers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/30/2022

Emphasis: L:Gifall

Case Closed: 05/11/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1861351 Yes
Accident 1912432
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $14,502 $0 $0 $1,163 $0 $15,665
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $7,500 $0 $7,500
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 19100028 B01 I 08/01/2022 08/18/2022 $14,502 $14,502 $0 08/15/2022 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 02001 Other 19100178 Q01 08/01/2022 08/18/2022 $7,500 $1,163 $0 08/15/2022 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 144992.015
Event: 02/02/2022
Employee Falls From Shelving, Later Dies

At 12:00 p.m. on February 2, 2022, an employee was operating a self-propelled st ock picker. The employee stepped off of the stock picker onto shelving that was approximately 16 feet high to retrieve a toilet. The employee was not wearing an y fall protection while on the shelving and fell off of the shelving to ground l evel, which was approximately a 16 foot fall. The employee had serious head inju ries that lead to a fatality several days after the incident.

Keywords:fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, head, order-picker

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1587169.015 Fatality Sales workers, furniture and home furnishings
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