Formica Construction


Delfino died from asphyxiation when he was crushed by a concrete ceiling that collapsed on him during demolition of a Ford auto dealership. The work permits for construction of the dealership had expired. In 2013, the NY Buildings Department had issued two violations to Formica at this site.

Incident Type: Wall/Building Collapse
County: Staten Island
State: NY
Date: Nov. 28, 2014
Additional Materials
Folder for Formica Construction materials
Available Case Materials Include:
Media Clips & Gov't. Press
OSHA inspection detail
Contact for Additional Information:
Centro del Inmigrante
First Last Age Title Employer Injury Type
Delfino Velazquez Mendizabal 43 Unavailable Formica Construction Fatality
Name Type Title Plea Info. Conviction Sentence
None None None None The prosecutor did not pursue charges in this case.
Crimes Charged: Penal Crimes: None
Other Crimes: None