OSHA fines Ft. Bragg for 37 safety violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued a Notice of Unsafe and Unhealthful Working Conditions to the U.S. Army after finding 37 workplace safety violations at Fort Bragg.

Executive Order 12196 requires federal employers to meet the same workplace health and safety standards as private employers.

Director of the OSHA Raleigh Area Office Kim Morton stated, “Civilian employees and contractors working to support our soldiers should not have to risk their own safety and health daily by being exposed to the hazards found at Fort Bragg.”

Violations included 2 repeated safety violations, 14 serious safety violations, 3 serious health violations, 17 other-than-serious health violations, and 1 other-than-serious safety violation.

Contact the Raleigh workers’ compensation attorneys of Scudder & Hedrick, PLLC at 919-851-3311 today, if you or someone you love has become ill or injured due to unsafe or unhealthful working conditions.