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Florida Roofer Faces $132K Fine for Fall Hazards

April 3, 2019, 8:08 PM

A Florida roofer repeatedly cited for violating fall protection rules is facing another $132,598 in penalties.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Florida Roofing Experts Inc. for a willful violation of fall protection standards at a Jacksonville, Fla., construction site, the agency said April 3. OSHA proposed the maximum permitted fine of $132,598.

Florida Roofing Experts and its owner, Travis Slaughter, have continuously faced fines for breaking fall protection rules. The company was cited for a willful violation of the standard in November at a work site in St. Augustine, Fla., carrying a proposed fine of $129,336.

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