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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314061011 - Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha

Nr: 314061011Report ID: 0728900Open Date: 06/09/2011

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
7001 Hwy 75
Fort Calhoun, NE 68023
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1429/Crushed and Broken Stone, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 212319/Other Crushed and Broken Stone Mining and Quarrying

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/04/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/26/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260602 A03 I 09/01/2011 06/30/2013 $5,000 $7,000 $0 09/27/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200053981Event: 06/09/2011Employee Falls Into Drainage Ditch And Dies
At approximately 4:30 a.m. on June 9, 2011, Employee #1 was backing up while operating a CAT 773B Hauler loaded with a rock. Employee #1 was delivering to the section of road being worked on at that time. Employee #1's coworker was assisting him, when two coworkers in their private vehicles approached the area they were working. Both coworkers stopped their vehicles prior to entering the work zone so that they could be ushered through by Employee #1's coworker, who was assisting and communicating with by CB radio. Employee #1's coworker told the other coworkers to come through, but they did not move. Employee #1 began backing up and his coworker radioed him to stop, and the 773 CAT Hauler capsized and Employee #1 fell in to the drainage ditch filled with approximately 8-ft. to 10-ft. of flood water. Employee #1 was in the water approximately 15 to 20 minutes before being freed. Employee #1 was wearing his seat belt. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: asphyxiated, ditch, barrier guard, roll-over, equipment operator, construction, industrial truck, seat belt, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314061011 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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