Construction Co. fined for workplace death

Updated: Sep. 3, 2018 at 4:15 PM EDT
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LUGOFF, SC (WIS) - An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation released today revealed a construction company will be fined in relation to an employee death.

In February, 45-year-old Larry Durney was working on a roof in Lugoff for Basic Construction LLC.

A gust of wind blew a piece of unsecured metal roofing into Durney who fell almost 40 feet.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

According to OSHA, the company will be fined $2,800 for failing to protect from fall hazards and another $1,500 for failing to properly train employees.

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