West Michigan business among 5 cited for COVID-19 Safety violations

Posted at 5:38 PM, Dec 22, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — A list of 5 businesses cited for COVID-19 workplace safety violations was released Tuesday.

Integrity Business Solutions LLC, of Grand Rapids and Andy’s Pizza Inc. in Jackson, are both on the list.

Andy’s Pizza Inc. was cited for not developing response plans or providing training to employees about COVID-19 preparedness, as well as not requiring face coverings or posting signs at the store's entrance. The restaurant was cited $3000 for failing the inspection.

Integrity Business Solutions LLCwas cited $3,500 for also not having a response plan and not performing daily health checks or questionnaire.

The other three businesses were cited for not enforcing mask wearing, using proper PPE, or creating COVID-19 preparedness plans for employees.

A Waterford dental practice was fined $2,100, also, for not screening dental healthcare providers for COVID-19 symptoms or installing physical barriers between employees and patron. A $3,500 citation was given to an Allen Park wholesale company for also not conducting daily screenings.

The largest fine on the list, $6,300, was levied against a Kroger Fuel Center for multiple violations, including failure to create/enforce ways for employees to report symptoms of COVID-19, performing daily health screenings, and not informing employees of possible exposures to the virus.