In separate enforcement actions, the Oregon Occupational Security and Well being Division on Thursday introduced fines totaling greater than $144,000 to 2 contractors for repeat violations of fall safety guidelines.
The separate citations issued to Corvallis, Oregon-based Iron Head Roofing LLC and Canby, Oregon-based JMJ Development LLC included the identical violation of implementing ample fall safety programs – similar to a private fall restraint system or different measures – the place employees are uncovered to falling six ft or extra to a decrease degree.
For Iron Head Roofing, which was fined $78,000, it was the fifth time since Could 2019 that the corporate dedicated the identical violation. For JMJ Development, dealing with a $66,900 fantastic, it was the fourth time since February 2020 that the corporate dedicated the identical violation. The businesses’ earlier violations of the six-foot trigger-height necessities had been cited as a part of separate Oregon OSHA inspections at completely different worksites.