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Wisconsin roofing contractor fined $180k for repeatedly failing to protect workers from deadly fall hazards

November 28, 2023


After an Overhead Solutions LLC manager attended an on-site training discussion on fall hazards on May 25, 2023, federal workplace safety inspectors observed the company’s employees working about 30 feet above ground on a Menasha, Wisconsin apartment complex roof without adequate fall protection.

Thirteen days later, an inspector observed a project manager employed by Overhead Solutions LLC of Suamico hand out caffeinated energy drinks to subcontractors on a 10-foot-high roof in Appleton, where the workers lacked fall protection and the manager did not correct the hazard.

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