Scrap Metal Recycler Issued Fine Over Explosive Safety Hazard

Raleigh, North Carolina Raleigh Metal Processors has been reportedly fined over $3,500 by the North Carolina Department of Labor's Division of Occupational Safety and Health resulting from an explosive safety incident that occurred at the plant when live munitions were inadvertently processed. Two workers were injured during the accident which was initially reported on the UXO News Wire Service on 13 February of this year.

The fines were assessed following the investigation that was conducted as a result of the incident. In all, 14 citations for alleged violations were noted including a violation of the General Duty Clause which requires employers to provide a safe working environment for their employees.

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