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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1484044.015 - Waste Management Of Maryland, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Pssi


Inspection Nr: 1484044.015
Report ID: 0352460
Open Date: 07/16/2020

Site Address:
Waste Management Of Maryland, Inc.
9304 D'Arcy Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Mailing Address:
8101 Beechcraft Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 562119/Other Waste Collection

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/20/2020


Close Case:06/29/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1625775
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $7,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,400
Current Penalty $2,700 $0 $0 $4,700 $0 $7,400
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100178 L01 I 12/23/2020 01/28/2021 $2,700 $2,700 $0 01/25/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 05-104(A) 12/23/2020 01/04/2021 $4,700 $4,700 $0 01/25/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 02001 Other 19100178 A04 12/23/2020 01/04/2021 $0 $0 $0 01/25/2021 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127872.015
Event: 07/16/2020
Employee Is Crushed And Killed After Forklift Overturns

At 10:38 a.m. on July 16, 2020, an employee was operating a Yale diesel-powered industrial truck, model GDP100VXNKBE086, while loading empty recycle bins onto t he bed of a flatbed trailer in order to transport to another location. The flatb ed trailer was parked on a gravel lot and was located directly adjacent to a con crete pad. The employee was operating the forklift on the concrete pad while loa ding stacks of 10 bins, weighing approximately 400 pounds each stack. During the loading process, two stacks of bins fell off of the flatbed and landed on the g ravel side of the flatbed trailer. The employee was traveling onto the gravel a rea to retrieve the bins when a forklift tire went into an approximately 10-inch deep rut in the gravel which caused the forklift to overturn, resulting in the employee being crushed between the roll-over protection system and the ground. T he employee was transported to the hospital, where he later died.

Keywords:crushed, forklift, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1484044.015 Fatality
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