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Affordable Housing Contractor Hit With OSHA Fines In Mount Vernon

An artist's rendering of the LaPorte development in downtown Mount Vernon.
An artist's rendering of the LaPorte development in downtown Mount Vernon. Photo Credit: Kenwood Equities

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- A Maspeth, N.Y., contractor working on an affordable housing complex in Mount Vernon has been fined $17,100 for safety violations, according to lohud.com.

Officials with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Kingspan Inc. for three violations for scaffolding and training, during a visit to the site, said lohud.com.

The company was working on the $60 million La Porte building which when completed, will include 159 units of affordable housing ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments, added lohud.com.

The contractor has until Aug.  2 to correct the safety violations, said lohud.com.

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