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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
Current Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260020 B01 07/28/1987 08/15/1987 $300 $420 $0 08/11/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  2. 01001B Serious 19260601 B04 07/28/1987 08/01/1987 $0 $0 $0 08/11/1987 1 - State Lower Court

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 693523 Event: 07/09/1987Employee Killed After Being Struck By A Backing Truck
At approximately 7:50 a.m. on June 18, 1987, Employee #1, a state inspector for the Virginia Department of Transportation, was walking along the side of Route 28 (approximately 300 to 350 feet north of Route 806). He was checking the subbase material to be sure it was suitable for paving. At the same time, one of the trucks that were loaded with 15 tons of asphalt was backing up about 300 feet to the paver. The driver of the truck did not see Employee #1 walking behind his truck and ran over him. Employee #1 was taken to Fairfax County Hospital, where his left leg was amputated below the knee and the right leg below the hip. He remained in the hospital until he died at 3:52 a.m. on July 9, 1987. The truck was not equipped with a reverse signal alarm nor was there a signalman behind the truck to observe it backing up.
Keywords: back-up alarm, amputated, signalman, work rules, construction, truck, struck by, run over, backing up, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3328911 Occupation Not Listed

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