Virginia Fines Company for Scaffolding Violations

VirginiaVirginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) issued $48,400 in penalties to United Building Envelope Restoration in Manassas Park for exposing workers to fall hazards from unsafe scaffolding. VOSH inspectors concluded that the company failed to inspect the scaffolding before every shift; positioned workers and building materials on light duty scaffolding in excess of the load limit; failed to install required guardrails and cross braces; and did not provide required fall protection. VOSH issued eight serious citations to the company.

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