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News Jan. 18, 2023

Contractor faces $584,333 in fines for exposing workers to deadly fall hazards

Guelsin Lima, operating as Extreme Roofing and Siding LLC, Trenton, N.J., faces more than $584,000 in fines after an inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found workers on a roof exposed to a 30-foot fall hazard without fall protection, according to The contractor is not an NRCA member.

Following the inspection July 6, 2022, at an Upper Saddle River, N.J., worksite, the agency issued Lima 12 citations—nine willful and three serious violations—and proposed $584,333 in penalties for exposing workers to fall hazards, improperly using ladders and failing to provide head and eye protection.

In March 2022, Lima was issued four willful and two serious violations, and OSHA proposed $247,309 in penalties after inspectors noted failure to provide fall protection and head and eye protection for workers installing roof shingles.

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