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Fall hazards get Florida roofer $133K of proposed fines

Now is the time for contractors to get their jobsite safety practices and procedures in order. OSHA has 76 new inspectors going through training, and U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta recently told Congress that once those individuals are ready to perform their new duties — a process that takes from one to three years — the number of agency inspections will likely increase. The trainees were hired in 2017, so some should be able to advance into the field at any time.

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