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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1541140.015 - Aptus Group Usa Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2


Inspection Nr: 1541140.015
Report ID: 0355112
Date Opened: 06/17/2021

Site Address:
Aptus Group Usa Llc
State Highway 164 East, On Outside Shoulder Between The West Norfolk Road Exit And On-Ramp.
Portsmouth, VA 23703

Mailing Address:
5930 Northwoods Business Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28269

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/13/2021

Emphasis: S:Fri, S:Hvyequip

Case Closed: 01/28/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1785747
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $25,005 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,005
Current Penalty $17,504 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,504
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 40.1-51.1.A 12/10/2021 02/01/2022 $6,507 $9,295 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 16VAC25-97-30.A.1 12/10/2021 01/18/2022 $5,499 $7,855 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 16VAC25-97-50.A 12/10/2021 02/01/2022 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01003A Serious 19260405 D 12/10/2021 12/30/2021 $5,499 $7,855 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01003B Serious 19260405 G02 IV 12/10/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
6. 01003C Serious 19260405 J01 I 12/10/2021 01/07/2022 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
7. 01003D Serious 19260405 J02 II 12/10/2021 01/07/2022 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
8. 01003E Serious 19260416 E01 12/10/2021 12/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 137054.015
Event: 06/16/2021
Employee Is Struck And Killed By Pickup Truck

At 5:30 a.m. on June 16, 2021, an employee assisted a coworker to clean up traff ic cones and signage to reopen a lane closure. The coworker operated a Pickup tr uck (Dodge Diesel 55 Pickup Truck Crew Cab) in reverse down the highway as the e mployee picked up traffic cones. The coworker stopped the pickup briefly to veri fy the location of two cones, re-entered the pickup and continued to operate the vehicle in reverse. Meanwhile, the employee attempted to cross behind the picku p, going from the rear, passenger side to the rear, driver's side of the truck. The employee was struck by the rear bumper, knocked to the ground, and then run over by the truck and killed due to crushing injuries to the upper body and head .

Keywords:backing up, crushed, head, operator, pickup truck, run over, struck by, torso, traffic control, truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1541140.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy
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