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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1476416.015 - 111033 - R L Mccoy Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 1476416.015Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 05/26/2020

111033 - R L Mccoy Inc
Hwy 105 On Salomonie Reservoir Bridgenull
Andrews, IN 46702
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: 7898 E Lincolnwaynull, Columbia City, IN 46725

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/28/2020
Close Case:05/18/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $11,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,000
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $12,000 $0 $15,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260020 B02 10/30/2020 12/22/2020 $7,000 $3,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19260106 C 10/30/2020 11/04/2020 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260501 B04 I 10/30/2020 12/22/2020 $3,500 $3,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126444.015Event: 05/26/2020Employee Is Killed By Drowning In Fall From Bridge Platform
At 12:00 a.m. on May 26, 2020, an employee and a coworker were working to instal l an approximate four foot by twenty foot debris platform on a bridge. The platf orm was attached to CAT excavator by two chains on each end of the platform. Onc e the platform was in place the employee and coworker stepped onto the platform to remove the chains. The coworker finished removing the chains and stepped off of the platform while the employee worked to remove the last chain. The excavato r operator began to raise the lift chains causing the platform to rise on one si de. The employee lost his balance and fell thirty-three feet and into the water. The employee was killed by drowning.
Keywords: chain, drowning, elevated work platform, equipment operator, excavator, fall, fall protection, installing, lost balance, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1476416.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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