Brooklyn pharmacy fined over safety hazards

BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn pharmacy is facing federal fines for allegedly putting workers at risk by violating safety regulations.

The Bay Ridge Rite Aid faces more than $120,000 in fines from the government's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA says inspectors found 10 violations at the store, including blocked emergency exits, missing fire extinguishers and stairways not up to code.

A spokesperson for Rite Aid says the store takes the allegations seriously and is investigating the charges.

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