Roofers Caught Without Fall PPE 6 Times in 3 years

An Ohio contractor was cited for the sixth time in three years for exposing roofers to fall hazards on its job sites.

OSHA cited the contractor for similar hazards in February 2021, June 2020, and May 2018, as well as another contracting company with the same owner in April and September 2019.

Fine: $136,453

Company: JMH Roofing LLC

Reasons for Fine

Two willful violations for failure to:

  1. Ensure employees used eye or face protection when exposed to eye or face hazards, and
  2. Ensure employees engaged in construction activities 6feet or more above lower levels are protected by guardrail, safety net, or personal fall arrest systems

Two repeat violations for failure to:

  1. Initiate programs providing regular inspections of job sites, materials, and equipment, and
  2. Ensure employees wore protective helmets in areas where they were required

 

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