Dollar Tree receives limit excellent for putting workers during risk again
Posted On March 30, 2018
For a second time in reduction than dual years, Dollar Tree Stores Inc. is confronting fines for critical workplace reserve violations during dual of a stores, a Washington state Department of Labor Industries announced Friday.
Regulators cited and fined a Chesapeake, Virginia-based employer $306,000 in penalties after inspections during a company’s Bonney Lake and Kelso stores in Washington found “willful” violations, a many severe, a dialect pronounced in a statement.
Specifically, an examiner found a stores were intentionally exposing employees to workplace reserve hazards, mostly associated to built boxes and blocked exits.
A patron during a Bonney Lake store contacted LI to demonstrate concerns for a store employees’ reserve since boxes swarming and blocked pathways and puncture exit routes, a dialect reported. Many boxes were also built precariously and so high that they could simply have depressed on employees or even business in some instances. The Kelso Dollar Tree store was cited for identical reserve violations. Stores in Aberdeen and Chehalis, Washington, perceived a same citations in 2016, according to a department.
“We are saying a same reserve violations during Dollar Tree stores over and over again in Washington,” LI Division of Occupational Safety and Health Assistant Director Anne Soiza pronounced in a statement. “It’s concerning since this is a inhabitant problem as well. Employees, and infrequently customers, are being put during risk even yet a fixes to these reserve problems are simple.”
Dollar Tree officials could not be reached for comment.