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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1500612.015 - Fort Myer Construction Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore


Inspection Nr: 1500612.015
Report ID: 0316100
Open Date: 11/02/2020

Site Address:
Fort Myer Construction Corporation
U.S. Route 395 South
Washington, DC 20032

Mailing Address:
2237 33rd. St., Nw, Washington, DC 20018

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: 11/02/2020


Close Case:01/14/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1679315 Yes Yes
Accident 1681668
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $21,457 $0 $0 $21,457
Current Penalty $0 $0 $21,457 $0 $0 $21,457
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 Repeat 19040039 A02 04/22/2021 $21,457 $21,457 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130838.015
Event: 10/23/2020
Employee In Highway Work Zone Is Struck And Killed

At 4:45 a.m. on October 23, 2020, Employee #1 and Coworkers #1, #2, and #3, empl oyed by a road construction company, were working together as a traffic control crew and removing traffic control barrels from a highway work zone at the end of the workday paving operation. The work zone consisted of two closed lanes on t he left half of a four-lane southbound highway. Employee #1 and Coworker #1 wer e on the road surface within the traffic control area and handing barrels up to Coworker #2, who was standing on the rear bed of a stake body truck with rear at tached attenuator. The stake body truck was driven by Coworker #4. A box truc k, whose driver later stated he had fallen asleep, crossed from the far right so uthbound lane and struck the attenuator on the rear of the stake body truck. Th e force of the impact pushed the rear of the box truck in the direction of Emplo yee #1 and Coworker #1 working from the road surface. Employee #1 was struck. He sustained massive blunt force internal injuries and was killed.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, construction, fell asleep, highway work zone, motor vehicle, road paving, struck by, traffic barrel, traffic control, truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1500612.015 Fatality Flagman
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