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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315334839 - Timberline Nursery Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 315334839Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 03/30/2011

Timberline Nursery Inc.
6761 County Road 3400
Hillister, TX 77624
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5261/Retail Nurseries, Lawn and Garden Supply Stores
NAICS: 444220/ Nursery, Garden Center, and Farm Supply Stores
Mailing: P. O. Box 96, Hillister, TX 77624

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/31/2011
Emphasis: S:Fall From HeightClose Case:10/07/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,300 $0 $6,300
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,150 $0 $3,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040029 A 07/27/2011 09/19/2011 $450 $900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19040029 A 07/27/2011 09/19/2011 $450 $900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 19040039 A 07/27/2011 08/01/2011 $2,250 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 19101200 E01 07/27/2011 09/19/2011 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201763828Event: 03/24/2011Employee Is Killed When Bike Falls Off Loading Dock
At approximately 8:30 p.m. on March 24, 2011, Employee #1, a nursery worker, was at a distribution facility's loading dock. After Employee #1 left the dock to go to the restroom, his work crew left for the greenhouses to select product for the next work day. Employee #1's supervisor left word for him to join the crew as soon as possible. Upon his return to the dock, Employee #1 retrieved a bicycle to meet his crew. He apparently rode the bike off the dock and fell 4 ft. Employee #1 was found the next day dead of blunt force head trauma.
Keywords: head, dock, nursery, riding on equipment, concussion, loading dock
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315334839 Fatality Concussion Nursery workers

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