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Contractor CentiMark Contests What It Sees as a ‘Gotcha’ OSHA Fall Protection Penalty

November 11, 2021

Via: ENR

Walter Visage was in a car down at street level outside the Pittsburgh manufacturing building used by W.W. Paterson, a manufacturer of towing and lifting equipment, when he spotted someone on the roof. It was 8 a.m. on Jan. 9, 2020, and the person on the roof appeared not to have any fall-arrest harness or perimeter barrier in place.

Visage, a compliance officer for the US Occupational Safety & Health Administration, pulled over and started to take pictures.

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