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OSHA Cloud Follows Florida Roofer Who Shut Prior Company (1)

Nov. 27, 2018, 3:12 PMUpdated: Nov. 27, 2018, 6:49 PM

A Florida roofer who shut down his prior company after being hit with $1.5 million in safety fines is back on OSHA’s radar under a new business name.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Travis Slaughter, doing business as Florida Roofing Experts in Jacksonville, Fla., for a “willful” violation of fall-protection standards, the federal agency announced Nov. 27. OSHA proposed the maximum allowed fine of $129,336.

Slaughter previously was the president of Great White Construction, another Jacksonville-based roofing company that was dissolved in June, according to state records.

Another Jacksonville roofer—Derek Williams, doing business as Elo Restoration Inc.—was cited ...