The company that employed a window washer who fell to his death in Tacoma has been cited for safety violations three times since 2010.
TACOMA — The company that employed a window washer who fell to his death in Tacoma has been cited for safety violations three times since 2010.
The News Tribune reports that the fines included a 2013 finding that the company failed to ensure employees used proper fall protection equipment.
State and federal records show that United Building Services of Seattle was fined $1,040 and ordered to take corrective action to resolve the violations.
A spokeswoman for the company says the violations have been addressed.
Timothy Thomas Sargent Jr. died Thursday after falling nearly 10 stories from atop the DaVita building.
The state Department of Labor & Industries is investigating his fall.
The company suspended operations Friday to mourn Sargent’s passing.
Information from: The News Tribune, http://www.thenewstribune.com