Two More Roofers Fined for Safety Violations


The owner of a roofing company pleaded guilty to three safety violations and was fined $1,240. The charges were based on an anonymous tip on unsafe work practices at a construction site, including workers on a roof with no fall protection or approved footwear and a portable ladder that wasn’t secured. In another case, a roofing company pleaded guilty to failing to ensure workers used a fall protection system. It was fined $840 [Ryan Cyr and RMB Tech Resource Management Corp., Govt. News Release, June 22, 2010].