Despite the availability of protective equipment, the ILS Building company failed to comply with OSHA fall hazards. OSHA cited ILS infringement in a three-story building where their employees were vulnerable to fall hazards. Exposure to fall risks makes roofing work among the riskiest positions in the building industry,” said Howard Eberts, Owner of OSHA Region in Cleveland. “OSHA needs safety against fall while operating at heights greater than 6 feet. OSHA cited ILS Construction for two deliberate and one serious breach and proposed a penalty of $117,572.
The corporation has 15 business days from receipt of its citations and fines to abide by, seek an informal meeting with the OSHA Region Chief, or appeal its conclusions to the Independent Occupational Safety and Health Evaluation Board. All construction companies must comply with OSHA rules and standards to operate with safety. Osha compliance certification can be found at OSHA Outreach Courses.