Inspection: 1598449.015 - 151892 - Metrolina Greenhouses, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh
151892 - Metrolina Greenhouses, Inc.
16400 Huntersville-Concord Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
16400 Huntersville-Concord Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 111422/Floriculture Production
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 06/02/2022
Case Closed: 03/08/2023
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||95.129(01)||11/14/2022||11/18/2022||$9,426||$14,502||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||01002||Serious||95.129(01)||11/14/2022||01/06/2023||$8,483||$13,051||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|3.||02001||Other||19040029 A||11/14/2022||11/18/2022||$1,040||$1,600||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At approximately 7:15 a.m. on May 24, 2022, an employee and three coworkers were preparing to install overhead grow lighting in a greenhouse. The greenhouse wa s dark, and illumination measured zero foot-candles. The employee and his three coworkers utilized 8 foot step-ladders on rolling plant tables, taking turns in stalling materials overhead and moved themselves along the length of the install ation, by reaching and pulling the overhead 2-in x 2-in. square tubing. One of the coworkers heard a thud and found the employee unconscious and bleeding from his head, it is unclear if the fall was from a ladder or on the same level. The employee was transported to the hospital and died as a result of his injuries o n May 26, 2022.
Keywords:bleeding, fall, head, installing, maintenance, nursery, poor visibility, stepladder, unconsciousness
|1||1598449.015||Fatality||Occupation not reported|