Inspection: 1482455.015 - Averitt Express Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Houston North
Averitt Express Inc.
14070 Jfk Blvd
Houston, TX 77032
14070 Jfk Blvd, Houston, TX 77032
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484121/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/08/2020
Case Closed: 10/26/2020
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||5A0001||10/01/2020||10/07/2020||$10,500||$13,494||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At 10:00 p.m. on July 7, 2020, an employee was working for a firm that provided general, long-distance, truckload freight trucking. He was loading a forklift on to a ramp or platform for service. The employee drove the forklift up the ramp a nd then began to back it back down. As he was doing this, the left rear tire fel l off the ramp. The forklift fell off the ramp, and the employee was ejected. Th e canopy of the forklift landed on the employee. He was pinned between the canop y and the cement ground. The employee suffered crushing injuries. He was killed.
Keywords:backing up, crushed, dock, ejected, falling object, forklift, ind trk operator, industrial truck, loading ramp, overturn, pinned, powered industrial vehicle, ramp
|1||1482455.015||Fatality||Automobile mechanic apprentices|