Since October 2008, the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing has disciplined 1,976 contractors, pharmacists, nurses, physicians and other licensed professionals.
The number represents an 123-person increase since November. The disciplinary actions are announced monthly by the division.
Contractors, including licensed plumbers and electricians, were largest group receiving sanctions from the state, with 858 43.4 percent receiving some form of discipline from the state. The discipline ranged from losing a license to probation and warnings.