Noblesville worker death

Noblesville worker death


THE DEATH OF A WORKER INSTALLING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS. OUR RICH VAN WYK LEARNED ABOUT THE SAFETY CONCERNS BEING RAISED TODAY. 00 1:00 21 YEAR OLD RYAN SCOTT HERRING WAS PUTTING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS ON A LAMP POST LIKE THIS ONE WHEN IT SNAPPED, SENDING HIM FALLING TO HIS DEATH. VIDEO FROM SECURITY CAMERAS ON THE NEARBY JUSTICE CENTER, CITY ATTORNEY MICHAEL HOWARD SAYS SHOWS HERRING PUT HIS LADDER AGAINST THE POLE AND THEN LATER THE POLE BREAKING. THERE’S AN ORANGE BARREL OVER WHAT WAS THE BASE OF THE LAMP POST. UNDERNEATH, IN THE TANGLE OF WIRES THERE APPEARS TO BE CHIPS OF RUSTED METAL. ACCORDING TO HOWARD THE CITY IS ABOUT HALF WAY THROUGH REPLACING ALL OF THE 30 YEAR OLD ORNAMENTAL LAMP POSTS ON IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA. THE POST THAT BROKE HAD NOT YET BEEN REPLACED. THE CITY INSPECTED THE REMAINING OLD LAMP POSTS AND REMOVED THREE OF THEM AS A SAFETY PRECAUTION. NOBLESVILLE POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION. IT’S FINDINGS HOWARD SAYS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE CITY’S LIABILITY CARRIER. SCOTT HERRING WORKED FOR WINTERLAND INC. A CITY SPOKESPERSON SAYS MARION COMPANY HAS BEEN PUTTING UP NOBLESVILLE’S HOLIDAY DECORATIONS FOR ABOUT A DECADE. INDIANA’S OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION WILL BE LOOKING INTO THE COMPANY’S WORKER TRAINING AND SAFETY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. THE CORONER IS WAITING ON TOXICOLOGY RESULTS TO DETERMINE WHETHER ANY DRUGS OR MEDICAL ISSUES COULD HAVE BEEN A FACTOR IN THIS DEADLY ACCIDENT. RICH VAN WYK CHANNEL 13 EYEWITNESS NEWS. AT THIS TIME NEXT

Author:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *