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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1492474.015 - Allegany Scrap, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 4


Inspection Nr: 1492474.015
Report ID: 0352440
Open Date: 09/11/2020

Site Address:
Allegany Scrap, Inc.
10801 Day Road Se
Cumberland, MD 21502

Mailing Address:
10801 Day Road Se, Cumberland, MD 21502

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 423930/Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/29/2021

Emphasis: S:Crshstrk

Close Case:10/12/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1658984
Inspection 1502765 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $4,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,875
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $500 $0 $2,000
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 Other 19100023 C01 03/04/2021 03/12/2021 $500 $1,000 $0 03/25/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 19100147 C06 I 03/04/2021 04/06/2021 $0 $875 $0 03/25/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100212 A01 03/04/2021 $1,500 $3,000 $0 03/25/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 02001 Other 19040040 A 03/04/2021 04/06/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/25/2021 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 140033.015
Event: 09/10/2020
Employee Dies After Being Struck By Scap Metal

At approximately 12:21 p.m. on September 10, 2021, an employee was standing on t he catwalk next to the belt that carries material from the shredder into the mag netic drum sorting station monitoring the flow of materials. The employee was st ruck by a piece of scrap metal that was projected from a metal shredder. It was determined that the employee was standing on a catwalk next to the mag-drum loca ted approximately 76-feet away from the discharge end of the metal shredder. The employee was found lying face down in a prone position in a pool of his own blo od on the walking-working surface of the catwalk. The employee was transported t o the hospital. The employee sustained fatal injuries after being struck in the rear left portion of his skull.

Keywords:catwalk, projectile, scrap metal, skull, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1492474.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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