Illinois Roofing Contractor Faces $280K in Proposed Penalties After Exposing Workers to Falls

IllinoisManuel Gallardo, owner of Gallardo’s Construction Services, was cited after OSHA inspectors observed employees exposed to fall hazards on six Chicago-area residential roofing projects between August and November 2017. Gallardo was cited for four willful and three repeated violations for failing to: install fall protection systems, ensure the use of protective devices, and train workers in fall protection hazards. OSHA proposed penalties of $281,286. For more information, read the news release.