A Colorado auto insurance company was cited by OSHA after the company ignored COVID-19 safety requirements.
The company is accused of allowing employees displaying symptoms to work at the same Denver location where an employee died from COVID-19.
OSHA began the inspection after receiving a complaint of unsafe working conditions and a report regarding the employee’s death, according to a Department of Labor news release.
Company: Fred Loya Insurance Agency, Denver, CO
Business: Direct property and casualty insurance carriers
Reasons for fine:
One serious violation for failure to:
- provide employment free from recognized COVID-19 hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm
One other-than-serious violation for failure to:
- report employee’s work-related death within eight hours