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$2 Million in OSHA Worker Safety Fines Sought Against NJ Builder

June 11, 2020, 4:52 PM

Nearly $2 million in federal safety fines have been filed against a New Jersey construction contractor, who already was facing $678,053 in earlier fines.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited business owner Juan Quevedo of Palisades Park, N.J., and the company BB Frame LLC operating as Frame Q LLC.

The new fines and alleged violations stem from five inspections OSHA conducted starting in December and ending in February at building sites in Cliffside Park, N.J., and Palisades Park.

The alleged violations include allowing employees to work 30 feet high without fall protection, not requiring workers to wear hard hats ...