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Inspection: 1635968.015 - Ryan Construction, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana


Inspection Nr: 1635968.015
Report ID: 0551800
Date Opened: 11/28/2022

Site Address:
Ryan Construction, Inc.
9673 W. 109th Avenue
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

Mailing Address:
401 West 82nd Place, Merrillville, IN 46410

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/03/2023


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1971649
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $6,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,200
Current Penalty $6,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,200
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 02/27/2023 03/30/2023 $2,800 $2,800 $0 03/16/2023 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19260753 D01 02/27/2023 03/30/2023 $2,800 $2,800 $0 03/16/2023 C - Contested  
3. 01003 Serious 19260753 D02 III 02/27/2023 03/30/2023 $600 $600 $0 03/16/2023 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 151637.015
Event: 11/25/2022
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Structural Steel

At 10:32 a.m. on November 25, 2022, an employee was holding the tagline for a pi ece of structural steel with switches installed that was suspended 4 to 6 feet h orizontally in the air to be placed on two steel columns. The steel was being li fted by a Caterpillar 329 excavator with a Kenco jib assembly. While the 18 by 9 -foot horizontal piece of steel was suspended from the ground, the jib assembly broke away from the excavator. The employee was struck by the steel. The employ ee died due to blunt force trauma.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, construction, equipment failure, excavator, jib crane, steel, steel column, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1635968.015 Fatality Electrical and electronic technicians
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