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BA Remodeling & Construction Inc., Frankfort, Ill.

Jan. 17, 2020, 6:51 PM

Employer contests a willful citation with a fine of $53,039, five-item serious citation in two parts with a fine of $15,155, and an other-than-serious citation with a fine of $1,895. The willful citation includes the alleged violation of 29 C.F.R. 1926.501(b)(11), for failure to protect employees working on a steep roof with unprotected sides and edges from falling by using guardrail systems with toeboards, safety net systems or personal fall arrest systems. The serious citation includes the alleged violation of 29 C.F.R. 1926.20(b)(1), for failure to maintain an effective accident prevention program to comply with Part 1926 and 29 C.F.R....

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