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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1600556.015 - State Of California Department Of Transportation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca American Canyon District Office


Inspection Nr: 1600556.015
Report ID: 0950615
Date Opened: 06/03/2022

Site Address:
State Of California Department Of Transportation
Us Interstate 80 Westbound West Of Cherry Glenn Rd. Post Mile 23.4
Vacaville, CA 95688

Mailing Address:
111 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94612

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: StateGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/02/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1901435
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $21,035 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,035
Current Penalty $21,035 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,035
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 1598(A) 12/02/2022 $11,475 $11,475 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 02001 Serious 3203(A) 12/02/2022 $9,560 $9,560 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 146808.015
Event: 06/03/2022
Employee Is Struck And Killed While Picking Up Litter Bags

At 10:03 a.m. on June 3, 2022, an employee was working as a maintenance worker f or a state department of transportation, division of maintenance, and was pickin g up adopt-a -highway litter bags off of the right shoulder of the highway and p lacing them into the back of a 2007 Chevrolet 2500, 3/4-ton pick-up truck. The a dopt-a-highway litter bags had been staged on the shoulder of the highway by a c ontracted crew that was engaged in litter clean up. As the employee was picking up the bags on the right shoulder of the westbound highway, an errant vehicle dr ifted off the roadway, onto the right shoulder, struck the employee, and sent he r 30 yards from the point of impact. The driver of the vehicle did not stop but was later apprehended by highway patrol. The employee died from her injuries.

Keywords:automobile, blunt force, blunt force trauma, highway, highway shoulder, highway work zone, maintenance, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1600556.015 Fatality Highway Maintenance Worker
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