State of Alaska Occupational, Safety and Health inspectors stopped by City Hall for a surprise inspection Thursday. Municipal Manager Amy Demboski told department heads in a memo that the inspectors came into her office this morning to announce the inspection.
Longtime workers said they have never seen this before and believe it must be complaint-driven from an aggrieved employee.
The two inspectors asked for the last three years of some of the municipality’s safety log. Based on their review of the logs, they’ll visit departments they choose to inspect without advance warning. They also showed up at the Port.
“We welcome them in with open arms. We care about our employees safety. If there are areas of improvement that are needed, our goal is to keep our employees safe,” Demboski.