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Ohio Roofer Racks Up More Willful, Repeat Safety Fines

Oct. 21, 2019, 9:51 PM

An Ohio roofing contractor faces proposed federal fines of $247,544 for a new round of repeat and willful citations covering alleged fall protection violations and other problems at home construction sites in Toledo, OSHA said Oct. 21.

The accused contractor is Mike Krueger, who does business as Altogether Roofing LLC in Martin, Ohio.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration citations, Krueger in April allowed workers on roofs without providing fall protection such as guard rails; didn’t require laborers to wear eye protection while handling nail guns; used portable ladders that were too short; and didn’t ensure workers were...

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