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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1570932.015 - Northwest Steel Erection Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa


Inspection Nr: 1570932.015
Report ID: 0751910
Open Date: 01/04/2022

Site Address:
Northwest Steel Erection Inc
1937 Christensen Drive
Ames, IA 50011

Mailing Address:
6285 Northeast Industry Drive, Des Moines, IA 50313

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/27/2022

Emphasis: S:Fall, S:Scaffold

Close Case:04/28/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1847901 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,827 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,827
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $9,000 $0 $9,000
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 19260759 A 02/04/2022 $9,000 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 142451.015
Event: 12/29/2021
Employee Injures Head When Struck By Falling Bent Angle Iron

At 11:00 a.m. on December 29, 2021, an employee was on the ground directing a lo ad of decking being raised to the second-floor beam sections. As the bundle was placed on the floor, it struck a ten-foot piece of bent angle iron which fell an d struck the employee on the head. The employee sustained unspecified injuries t o the head and was hospitalized for treatment.

Keywords:bundle, decking, falling object, head, iron, struck against, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1570932.015 Hospitalized injury Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker
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