A Coral Springs resident picking up steel beams from a Pompano Beach business was killed Monday morning when other steel beams fell on him, Broward Sheriff’s Office said.
Husband, father and grandfather Sylvester Roulhac, 71, was making sure his load of steel beams was secured before leaving when a stack of 40-foot beams next to his truck fell on him. Each beam weighed 1,000 pounds, BSO said.
The tragedy happened at 6 a.m. at Kloeckner Metals, which has been at 1621 NW 12th Ave. since 1983, according to its website.
OSHA’s website says over the last 10 years, there have been 32 inspections of Kloeckner Metals facilities, four from complaints and two from fatalities. None of the 32, however, were at Kloeckner’s Florida locations.