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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 14873277 - Orrie Contracting Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 2

Nr: 14873277Report ID: 0352420Open Date: 04/10/1984

Orrie Contracting Co Inc
Po Box 3218 Greenpoint Rd
Lavalle, MD 21502
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/25/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:09/21/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $760 $0 $0 $0 $0 $760
Current Penalty $580 $0 $0 $0 $0 $580
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260652 B 05/22/1984 05/25/1984 $250 $430 $0 06/07/1984 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 02001 Serious 19260651 I01 05/22/1984 05/25/1984 $330 $330 $0 06/07/1984 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14457220Event: 04/10/1984Employee Injured In Trench Cave-In
Employee #1 was installing a 4 in. diameter drain line in a 24 ft long by 3 1/2 ft wide by 7 ft deep trench when the west side of the trench collapsed at the north end. He was buried up to his chest, and sustained injuries to his pelvis and hip. The sides were nearly vertical, with little to no sloping. There was no shoring. The backfilled area had a loamy granular soil with small to medium rocks. A spoil pile was on the east edge of the trench.
Keywords: work rules, construction, trench, pelvis, shoring, unstable soil, sloping, cave-in, hip
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14873277 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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