During inspections of the facility, OSHA identified 17 violations at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility in White City, Oregon. OSHA issued notices for 10 serious violations, which occur when there is substantial probability that death or serious physical harm could result from a hazard about which the employer knew or should have known. According to the OSHA website, in the past 5 years there have been similar cases in various other VA medical facilities in Oregon.
This story originally appeared in the United States Department of Labor site and the article can be found here: http://www.workerscompensation.com/compnewsnetwork/news/18166-17-safety-and-health-violations-identified-at-va-medical-facility.html
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