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According to Florida case law, there is no duty to warn one of open and obvious hazards:

There is no evidence that sheetrock per se is inherently dangerous. Whatever danger existed by reason of its weight was quite obvious to and actually encountered by Mrs. Dyke in time to avoid the consequences of her purposeful acts. Even had she not seen the sheetrock or discovered its weight, our courts consistently adhere to the proposition that one sees that which is there to be seen by the ordinary use of one’s senses, and if it is there to be seen, it is deemed in law, to have been seen.1 There is no duty to warn one of visible and obvious hazards. Bowles v. Elikes Pontiac Co., Fla.1952, 63 So.2d 769; Matson v. Tip Top Grocery Co., 151 Fla. 247, 9 So.2d 366.
 
See: Bashaw v. Dyke – 122 So.2d 507

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