Roofing enterprise fined $425K for security violations

Washington condition officers have slapped a Snohomish roofing firm with still an additional fine for frequently putting workers’ lives in risk.

The state Division of Labor and Industries said Tuesday it fined Allways Roofing $425,000. The firm was also fined $1.2 million for basic safety violations in Snohomish and Lake Stevens in June. In advance of that, it faced a nearly $375,000 monthly bill for violations in Woodinville and Arlington, the Everett Herald described.

“We won’t give up on our attempts to secure these employees no make a difference how many times we have to inspect, cite, and fine the enterprise,” mentioned Craig Blackwood, assistant director of the department’s division of occupational protection and overall health.

Allways Roofing did not instantly react to a cellphone phone or e-mail looking for remark Wednesday. The organization is captivating.

According to the information release, point out inspectors located seven new security violations, which include two “egregious, willful, serious violations.”

The inspectors reportedly observed Allways Roofing staff members didn’t have sufficient eye safety though employing nail guns at a Snohomish property. Other citations were for absence of slide protection, failure to use brackets as tie-off details and incorrect ladder use.

Allways Roofing has experienced at the very least seven severe injuries on its occupation sites, in accordance to the information launch. Five were from falls. Two ended up eye accidents from nail guns.

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