Jacksonville Business Journal staffer Derek Gilliam reports that three local Jacksonville, Fla. companies—John Whigham Sheeting, Ezzo Construction, and S.A. Robinson Construction—in addition to KB Home Florida are facing a total of $145,000 in fines from OSHA.

Following allegations that workers were not wearing fall protection on a Southside Jacksonville work site, a representative with KB Home said the company has 15 days to decide how to proceed.

“John Whigham was issued one willful citation for failing to provide fall protection equipment for employees working from heights up to 9 feet,” said the statement. “Ezzo Construction and S.A. Robinson were each issued a repeat citation and KB Home a serious citation for the same violation that exposed workers to falls up to 18 feet.” OSHA also cited Ezzo for not properly extending a ladder.

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