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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1482455.015 - Averitt Express Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 1482455.015Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 07/08/2020

Averitt Express Inc.
14070 Jfk Blvdnull
Houston, TX 77032
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484121/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload
Mailing: 14070 Jfk Blvdnull, Houston, TX 77032

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/08/2020
Close Case:10/26/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
Current Penalty $10,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 10/01/2020 10/07/2020 $10,500 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 127586.015Event: 07/07/2020Employee Is Crushed And Killed When Forklift Tips Over
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
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482455.015 Fatality Automobile mechanic apprentices

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