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Trinity Pharmacy in Las Vegas cited for COVID-19 safety violation

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 16:25:46-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Trinity Pharmacy in Las Vegas was the only business cited by the state for a violation of required COVID-19 workplace health and safety measures last week.

Read the full Division of Industrial Relations’ Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also known as OSHA, report for the week beginning Dec. 7 below.

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FULL OSHA REPORT

Trinity Pharmacy
2797 South Maryland Parkway, Suite #28, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Inspection #:1504602
Penalty: $2,892
Violation summary: Face coverings not being worn by employees working within the pharmacy

The citation was issued after officials observed noncompliance with one or more requirements of general and industry-specific guidance and directives. A formal investigation was opened with the employer during which time the violations were substantiated and a notice of citation of penalty was issued.

Nevada OSHA has issued a total of 191 notices of citation and penalty related to violations of required COVID-19 health and safety measures in effect since mid-March.

The citations have been issued as a result of both the employer observation process as well as through the investigation of employee complaints or public referrals.

OBSERVATION FINDINGS: INITIAL

Since observations began in late-June to determine compliance with mandated health and safety measures under the Governor’s Declaration of Emergency Directive 024 and Nevada OSHA’s Guidance for Roadmap to Recovery, DIR officials have conducted 10,548 initial visits at business establishments finding a cumulative 90 percent statewide compliance rate, a 91 percent compliance rate in northern Nevada and 88 percent compliance in southern Nevada.

During the week beginning December 7, officials conducted 127 initial visits finding a 96 percent compliance rate statewide, 100 percent in the north, and 83 percent compliance in the south.

OBSERVATION FINDINGS: INITIAL

Since observations to determine compliance with mandated health and safety measures began, DIR officials have conducted 2,429 follow up visits finding a 96 percent statewide compliance rate with a 98 percent compliance rate in northern Nevada, and 93 percent in the south.

During the week beginning December 7, officials conducted 59 follow-up visits finding 100 percent statewide compliance.

COMPLAINT DATA

In addition to the field observation process, Nevada OSHA responds to complaints from employees and referrals from the public regarding face coverings, social distancing, cleaning and disinfection, and other areas of concern related to COVID-19 received by their offices.

Workplace health and safety complaints can be reported to the Division by filing an online complaint here.