Occupational Safety & Health Reporter℠

General Roofing Contractors, Cicero, NY

Oct. 9, 2019, 8:59 PM

Employer contests a two-item serious citation in two parts with a fine of $8,335. The serious citation includes the alleged violation of 29 C.F.R. 1926.501(b)(10), for failure to ensure, that except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, each employee engaged in roofing activities on low-slope roofs, with unprotected sides and edges 6 feet (1.8 m) or more above lower levels were protected from falling by guardrail systems, safety net systems, personal fall arrest systems or a combination of warning line system and guardrail system, warning line system and safety net system, or warning line system and personal...

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