MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- A roofing company out of New Jersey has been fined more than $30,000 for alleged safety violations during construction at the Mount Kisco Commons Shopping Center.
Mile Square Roofing Co. Inc., of Hackensack, N.J., received fines for three safety violations on June 19 regarding worker safety, including one that was a repeat violation, according to James Lally with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The company was fined for failure to have a safe way for employees to move from the lower to the upper roof by not providing a ladder or any other safe means of access; for failing to provide ladders with side rails for employees to access a 19-foot-high roof, and for failing to provide fall protection of any kind, including scaffolding.
The fines included $4,183; $6,972, and $19,520. All of the violations were corrected during the inspection. The case against the company remains open to ensure safety issues remain corrected.
The company has 15 days to remit payment.
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