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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1604681.015 - 152163 - Bottomley Evergreens - Farms, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh


Inspection Nr: 1604681.015
Report ID: 0453710
Date Opened: 06/27/2022

Site Address:
152163 - Bottomley Evergreens - Farms, Inc.
Gravel Road Off Riverwalk Trail
Jonesville, NC 28642

Mailing Address:
140 South Sparta Parkway, Whitehead, NC 28675

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 111421/Nursery and Tree Production

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/29/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1911918
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $14,502 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,502
Current Penalty $14,502 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,502
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 95.129(01) 12/20/2022 01/03/2023 $14,502 $14,502 $0 02/14/2023 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 147548.015
Event: 06/24/2022
Employee Is Killed After Being Crushed By Truck And Trailer

On June 24, 2022, an employee was a tree farm worker who had parked the truck co nnected to a flatbed trailer on a hill to retrieve a farm tractor for return to the employer's facility. The tractor's driver moved the tractor onto the trailer and the truck started to roll forward. The employee ran to stop the truck when it turned to the left and pinned him between the truck and the trailer. The empl oyee was crushed around his chest area and died.

Keywords:agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, chest, crushed, driver, farm, farm machinery, lost control, material handling, motor vehicle, pickup truck, pinned, tractor, trailer, trailer truck, unstable position

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1604681.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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