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OSHA Deems Roofing Contractor a 'Severe Violator'

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 398 | 0 | 0 min read

A Massachusetts roofing contractor that allegedly exposed workers to falls of 26 feet from an unguarded roof is facing $188,760 in fines from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The contractor, A S General Construction Inc. of Framingham, has been placed in OSHA’s Severe Violators Enforcement Program, the agency said in a news release on Tuesday. Under the program, OSHA may inspect any of the employer’s facilities if it has reasonable grounds to believe there are similar violations. OSHA inspectors allegedly found employees working without fall protection a...

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