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Inspection: 126571686 - Ryan Construction Company
Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota
Report ID: 0552700
Open Date: 11/16/1995
Ryan Construction Company
3700 Preserve Blvd Burnsville, MN 55337
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1541/General Contractors-Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: 700 International Centre, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200510022
Employee Killed In Fall From Steel Beam
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on November 2, 1995, Employee #1, an iron worker, was setting bridging on bar joists when he fell approximately 27 ft from an I-beam. He landed on his chest and face in a small mound of clay and sand. Emergency services was called and Employee #1 was taken to St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center with a shattered spleen and other abdominal injuries, head and face injuries, and renal failure. He remained comatose for two weeks and eventually suffered the loss of major organ functions before he died on November 15, 1995. Employee #1's coworkers said that he had been tied-off with a safety harness and lanyard to a static line before he fell.
head, iron worker, work rules, tie-off, abdomen, spleen, lifeline, construction, fall, fall protection
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