Florida Contractors penalized after Worker Killed in Fall


Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed a total of $91,536 in penalties against four Florida contractors after a worker fell nearly 11 feet to his death.

Leonardo Javier Lopez-Montelo, 33, fell through an unprotected stairway opening as he performed punch-list activities at a Miami housing complex construction site, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Wednesday in a statement. An investigation into the June incident by OSHA found that the stairway opening had no guardrails or cover as required, which his employer knew about.

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