Safe Operations

Martin Marietta is committed to protecting all who come in contact with our products and operations, and creating a culture of responsible leadership. 

 

  • 04/15/2017

    Beyond Compliance

    A Martin Marietta Safety Audit Team is moving across the company, providing operations with safety guidance and practices that not only meet, but exceed the standards set by MSHA and OSHA. 

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  • 04/01/2017

    Woodville Team Set to Shift its Safety Culture

    Martin Marietta's Magnesia Specialties is working with a Caterpillar Safety Services program to make its operations safer.

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  • 08/22/2016

    Safety in the Shop

    Martin Marietta's Salisbury Shop provides mechanical and operational support for aggregates facilities across the company. Its team recently held a luncheon to celebrate three years and more than 210,000 hours worked without a reportable incident.

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  • 08/15/2016

    Improving Every Day

    Martin Marietta's Lithonia Quarry recently celebrated 500,000 consecutive work hours without a reportable incident.

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  • 05/02/2016

    ‘Pride in What We Do’

    The team at Ames Mine in Iowa celebrated with Midwest Division leadership after surpassing 1 million consecutive hours of safe work.

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  • 04/08/2016

    'The Little Things are the Big Things'

    Martin Marietta's Vance Quarry in Alabama recently celebrated 500,000 hours worked without a lost-time incident.

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  • 02/16/2016

    When Cultures Coincide

    The team at Bahama Rock celebrated 1 million hours without a lost-time incident. Employees say their true pride comes from bringing their safety lessons home to make the next generation safer.

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  • 02/15/2016

    Martin Marietta Teams Step Safely into 2016

    Recently released figures show that total incident injury rates at Martin Marietta's more than 450 operations in 2015 decreased by 31 percent from the previous year.

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  • 02/10/2016

    Rocky Mountain Milestone

    The Rocky Mountain Division's Greeley Ready Mix plant recently celebrated 20 years without a lost-time incident.

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  • 02/02/2016

    A Ready Mix Renaissance Man

    David Sawyer, a plant operator at the Lawnwood Ready Mix site, produces Food For Thought, a series of illustrations that reinforce Martin Marietta's safety message. 

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  • 01/14/2016

    Quarry Reaches Safety Milestone

    The team at Ruby Quarry near Macon, Georgia, recently celebrated reaching 1 million safe work hours, a streak that dates to April 2004.

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  • 12/08/2015

    Texas Quarry Celebrates 4 Years without a Reportable Injury

    The team at Chico Quarry celebrated four years without a reportable incident. The men and women of the Quarry have worked nearly 600,000 hours safety over that stretch.

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  • 12/08/2015

    40-Year Miners Honored at Southeast Safety Conference

    Seven miners in Martin Marietta's Southeast Division were recognized as 40-year miners in November at the Southeast Mine Safety and Health Conference in Birmingham, Alabama.

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  • 12/08/2015

    Oklahoma Operation Receives Safety Honor

    The Mill Creek granite Quarry was honored recently with a 2015 Inspector's Safety Award at the Oklahoma Mine Health and Safety Conference in Oklahoma City.

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  • 12/07/2015

    San Antonio Ready Mix Team Celebrates Safety Success

    The San Antonio Ready Mix Area celebrated one year without a reportable incident, an achievement the team had never reached before.

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  • 12/04/2015

    Reflections on Guardian Angel

    As Guardian Angel, Martin Marietta’s trailblazing safety program, continues to spread across the entire Company, some of the program’s most fervent practitioners gathered in Dallas to discuss its various elements.

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  • 09/22/2015

    Spreading its Wings

    The Guardian Angel safety program, which has prevented accidents and saved lives in selected Martin Marietta divisions, is now being introduced companywide.

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  • 09/22/2015

    My Brother's Keeper

    Kelly Ricks, a mechanic at Vance Quarry in Alabama, was injured in a diving accident. As he recovers, he urges all at Martin Marietta to "carry their safety lessons home."

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  • 08/14/2015

    Miners to the Rescue

    The miners at Yellow Medicine Quarry in Granite Falls, Minnesota, took swift action after a group of people injured in a motor vehicle crash wandered into their quarry.

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  • 08/07/2015

    Stretching the Limits

    Dr. Alicia Turner has traveled to scores of locations in Martin Marietta's Mid-Atlantic Division to teach the importance of moving the "smart way."

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  • 06/30/2015

    Southeast Safety Success

    Four operations in Martin Marietta's Southeast Division - Junction City, O'Neal, Auburn and Maylene quarries - recently achieved 500,000 consecutive safe work hours.

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  • 06/15/2015

    Burning Springs Mine Honored for Safety Excellence

    The team at Burning Spring Mine in West Virginia received a safety award from the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association.

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  • 06/01/2015

    CEO Addresses Summer Safety Issues

    Letter to Employees Urges Vigilance as Temperatures, Activity Heat Up

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  • 05/15/2015

    NSSGA Recognizes Martin Marietta Teams with Top Safety Honor

    The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association honored four Martin Marietta sites with Excellence in Safety Awards.  

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  • 03/28/2015

    CEO Safety Message to Employees

    Ward Nye discusses hazards that can lead to slips, trips and falls.

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  • 01/01/2015

    Our Safety Sentinels

    Martin Marietta's Cedar Rapids Quarry in Des Moines, Iowa, has won the Sentinels of Safety Award, the mining industry's oldest and most prestigious safety honor.

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  • 09/03/2014

    Closing the LOOP on Safety

    When it comes to safety, everyone at Martin Marietta is ‘in the loop.’ And in the Southeast Division, that loop is more than just a symbol or phrase; it’s an entire program.

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  • 09/03/2014

    Reaching 2 Million Man Hours

    For their efforts throughout 2013, the Southwest Division’s Beckmann Quarry was recognized as a 2014 Honor Plant.

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  • 09/03/2014

    Promoting Safety and Family Values

    Employee Day celebrates all Martin Marietta employees and brings their families together, all while promoting the importance of safety.

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  • 09/03/2014

    Monthly Clean-Up Program Goes Beyond Safety

    Monday Morning Mop-Up at Martin Marietta contributes to a safe and cohesive environment, fitting in with the keystone values of providing a safe environment and strengthening pride and teamwork in the workplace.

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  • 09/03/2014

    Fostering Accountability with Guardian Angels

    Working toward a healthier body is a journey; a lifestyle change. Likewise, in Martin Marietta’s Rocky Mountain Division, safety is not viewed as policy or a program, but rather a lifestyle known as “Guardian Angel.”

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