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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1273727.015 - Zeus Roofing

Inspection Information - Office: Ca American Canyon District Office

Nr: 1273727.015Report ID: 0950615Open Date: 10/27/2017

Zeus Roofing
22 Heather Waynull
Larkspur, CA 94939
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors
Mailing: 1094 Chapel Hill Waynull, San Jose, CA 95122

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/20/2018
Close Case:07/23/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1273765 Yes  
 Accident1279041    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $1,800 $0 $0 $400 $0 $2,200
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $850 $0 $850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509(A) 03/20/2018 $200 $200 $0 04/12/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3395(I) 03/20/2018 $200 $200 $0 04/12/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 1632(B)(1) 03/20/2018 $450 $1,800 $0 04/12/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 103840.015Event: 10/27/2017Roofing Company Owner Falls Through Skylight And Is Paralyze
At 8:36 a.m. on October 27, 2017, Employee #1, the owner of a roofing company, w as delivering roofing materials, including metal plate covers that would go arou nd the roof's four skylights, to the multiemployer construction site of a new si ngle family residence. Employee #1 accessed the roof and began walking to the b ack area, where one of his employees was working. Employee #1 unknowingly stepp ed onto a skylight opening. The opening was covered with leftover roof sheathin g material that the general contractor had asked his employees to put in place t o protect the openings from rain. However, by covering the skylight openings wi th the leftover sheathing material, the openings took on an appearance identical to the solid roof that was covered with sheathing material. Employee #1 fell t hrough the sheathing material and the skylight opening, a fall height of 14 feet . Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospit al. He was admitted and treated for multiple rib fractures and fractured spinal disks. Employee #1 required surgery and two weeks in the intensive care unit. At the time of this report, the treating physicians stated that Employee #1 was paraplegic and the condition was permanent.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, fracture, paralysis, residential construction, roof, skylight, unguarded, unsecured, walking surface, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1273727.015 Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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