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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1482315.015 - Porter Brothers Construction, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Naperville


Inspection Nr: 1482315.015
Report ID: 0521400
Date Opened: 07/07/2020

Site Address:
Porter Brothers Construction, Inc.
201-231 Carter Road
Ohio, IL 61349

Mailing Address:
1106 Industrial Park, Rock Falls, IL 61071

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: 07/07/2020


Case Closed: 03/16/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1617436
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $6,747 $0 $20,241
Current Penalty $9,445 $0 $0 $3,373 $0 $12,818
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 5A0001 09/29/2020 10/28/2020 $9,445 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 09/29/2020 $3,373 $6,747 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127564.015
Event: 07/02/2020
Employee Operating Roller Compactor Is Crushed In Roll-Over

At 3:15 p.m. on July 2, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a civil construction comp any, was operating a Hyster C530A pneumatic roller compactor at a gravel road co nstruction project. The equipment was compacting newly-poured rocks when it rol led off the road and into an embankment that had an approximate angle of 25 degr ees. The equipment, which did not have roll-over protection, overturned and cru shed the operator. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.

Keywords:construction, crushed, embankment, equipment operator, overturn, pneumatic, road paving, roll-over, roller--const equip, run over, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482315.015 Fatality Operating engineers
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