Inspection: 314934662 - Garden Center Maintenance

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City
Nr: 314934662Report ID:0627700Open Date: 09/06/2011
Garden Center Maintenance
5015 Highway 7
Davis, OK 73030
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: P.O. Box 63, Felicity, OH 45210
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:09/06/2011
Emphasis: L:HotdaysClose Case:08/15/2012
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2


Current Violations 2


Initial Penalty 8400


Current Penalty 5000


FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/20/2011 12/28/2011 $2500 $4200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260021 B02 12/20/2011 12/28/2011 $2500 $4200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A 12/20/2011 12/28/2011 $3000 $5000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200645109Event: 08/23/2011Employee Dies Of Heat Stroke
On August 23, 2011, employees of Garden Center Maintenance were constructing a fabric building structure on Highway 7 in Davis, OK. Temperatures were exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit and reached a high of approximately 106 degrees Fahrenheit. A heat advisory was also issued on August 23, 2011 by the National Weather Service. Employee #1 complained of the heat and was sent to rest in the company vehicle at approximately 4:00 p.m. on August 23, 2011. The crew left the work site at 4:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and proceeded to their hotel. The employee was unresponsive to the crew members' attempts to cool him off. A hotel passerby noticed the employee and indicated he thought the employee had heat stroke and they should take him to the hospital across the street. The employee was taken to the hospital, where he died from hyperthermia.
Keywords: heat stroke
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314934662 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Construction laborers