State cites fire department with violations

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State cites fire department with violations

February 02, 2012 7:08 AM JANNETTE PIPPIN – DAILY NEWS STAFF

SALTER PATH – The N.C. Department of Labor has cited a Carteret County fire department following an investigation into a complaint related to asbestos exposure.

The Indian Beach-Salter Path Fire Department has been issued citations for 12 alleged serious violations and five alleged non-serious violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina, according to the Citations and Notification of Penalty dated Jan. 20.

The department has been fined total penalties of $14,450.

The Labor Department conducted an occupational safety and health inspection based on a Nov. 2 complaint.

The majority of the alleged serious violations stem from an inspection at the site of 118 Ballpark Road, where employees removed linoleum containing 25 percent Chrysotile asbestos.

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