ASBESTOS SAFETY VIOLATIONS CAN REAULT IN SERIOUS FINES
OSHA is charging a New York hospital with 14 violations and $48,000 in fines related to renovation work. The most serious charges revolve around the removal of asbestos. Workers were not instructed that the asbestos was present and the materials were not disposed of correctly. Read the full article in the New York Daily News.
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