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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1238995.015 - Ortiz Construction & Steel Buildings Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock Area Office

Nr: 1238995.015Report ID: 0627510Open Date: 06/12/2017

Ortiz Construction & Steel Buildings Inc.
2801 Tx 137 S
Lamesa, TX 79331
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236210/Industrial Building Construction
Mailing: 507 S. Bryan, Lamesa, TX 79331

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/13/2017
Emphasis: L:Constr6Close Case:11/18/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $7,606 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $9,106
Current Penalty $7,606 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $9,106
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260501 B01 11/17/2017 12/14/2017 $3,803 $3,803 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260501 A02 11/17/2017 12/14/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002 Serious 19260503 A01 11/17/2017 12/14/2017 $3,803 $3,803 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 11/17/2017 12/14/2017 $1,500 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96293.015Event: 06/09/2017Employee Falls From Roof And Is Killed
At 12:00 p.m. on June 9, 2017, an employee was working approximately 33 feet in the air on a metal roof without the use of fall protection. After working for approximately three hours, the employer removed about 20 sheets of metal material and two perlings. Perlings are horizontally placed steel beam structures to attach the sheet metal to the roof structure. As theemployee was on the roof in a bent over position with his arm cradling the last horizontal steel perling that was being removed by a coworker, perling broke away from the steel structure. The perling fell, talking the employee with it and striking the gin floor below. The county sheriff's office responded to the scene and CPR was initiated. However, the employee could not be saved and was pronounced dead at approximately 12:20 pm.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, roof
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1238995.015 Fatality Concussion Construction Laborer

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