Beckley Roofing Company Facing $57,600 In Workplace Safety Penalties

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)-  A Beckley roofing company facing $57,600 in workplace safety penalties was written up for similar violations in the past.

 

The company has been cited for breaking the same two federal rules plus 11 more, according to documents made public by the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA issued the 13 violations April 16.

Workers from Master Roofers and Builders Inc. were working on the First Assembly of God Church in Mount Hope.
Inspectors found employees weren’t wearing protective helmets, didn’t receive adequate training and were exposed to potential electrical hazards. Inspectors also found a ladder wasn’t set up properly and that workers hadn’t been trained on the hazards of working on portable ladders, all categorized as “serious” violations, according to OSHA.
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