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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1237728.015 - Mts E-Tex Services, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 1237728.015Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 06/05/2017

Mts E-Tex Services, Llc
301 Clay Banks Dr.
Hemphill, TX 75948
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 137 East Houston St., Jasper, TX 75951

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:06/22/2017
Emphasis: L:GifallClose Case:06/25/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,716 $0 $2,716
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,765 $0 $1,765
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040039 A01 07/11/2017 $1,765 $2,716 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96103.015Event: 06/02/2017Employee Falls From Tree And Is Killed
At 1:45 p.m. on June 2, 2017, Employee #1 was in a vehicle mounted aerial lift assisting with cutting down a pine tree when the hydraulic line blew. Employee #1 made a decision to get down by exiting the aerial lift basket and attempting to climb down the tree. Employee #1 got onto the tree and wrapped his lanyard around the tree. As Employee #1 was climbing down, he unhooked his lanyard to get around a knot in the tree and fell approximately 60 feet. The employee was killed as a result of multiple fractures to his head, neck, back and legs.
Keywords: tree trimming, fall, head, leg, neck, lanyard, fall protection, aerial lift, back
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1237728.015 Fatality Fracture Supervisors, n.e.c.

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