Employer Fined $1,000 for Fall Protection Violation

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After a repeat stop work order on zero tolerance for fall arrest protection, an employer pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain in good condition required PPE, ensure that such equipment is used by a worker and ensure that workers used individual fall-arresting systems. The court fined him $1,000 [Daniel Matchett, Jr., Govt. News Release, Dec. 21, 2011].