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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 Blvd
Houston, TX 77032
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 484121/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload
Mailing: 14070 Jfk Blvd, Houston, TX 77032

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

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1619138    
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 onto a ramp or platform for service. The employee drove the forklift up the ramp and then began to back it back down. As he was doing this, the left rear tire fell off the ramp. The forklift fell off the ramp, and the employee was ejected. The canopy of the forklift landed on the employee. He was pinned between the canopy and the cement ground. The employee suffered crushing injuries. He was killed.
Keywords: overturn, forklift, crushed, falling object, ind trk operator, powered industrial vehicle, loading ramp, industrial truck, ejected, dock, backing up, ramp, pinned
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482455.015 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Automobile mechanic apprentices

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