An example of how prevalent shoddy wiring is there were 231 reported electric shocks report in Iraq from September 2006 to July 2008. How many other examples of shoddy work was not reported (15 )?
In 2009 military inspectors inspected 90,000 of the us run facilities in Iraq, with the hope to protect troops from electrocution or shocked. About a third have turned up having significant electrical problems (16 ).
KBR is being sued by sixteen Indiana National Guard for knowingly exposing them to toxic chemicals in 2003. the suit says that KBR knew of the contamination of sodium dichromate but did not warn the civilian and troops about the hazard (17 ).
An equipment Technician from Texas Danny Langford who was brought to Iraq to work on Qarmat Ali Water treatment plant in 2003 said "These soldiers were bleeding from the nose, spitting blood," and "They were sick.", Exposure to this toxin can cause cancer, depress an individual's immune system, attack the liver, and other ailments (18 ).
Kristen Martin of Michigan who's father, Donald Tolfree (truck driver) was shot to death by American Service personnel in Iraq filed a lawsuit against Halliburton and KBR for wrongful death, fraud and conspiracy regarding shooting of her father in February 2007. First the companies told her father was killed by a roadside bomb, she learned later he was killed by the US military. She says her father was improperly trained and US military thought he was an attacker. Another trucker driver was fired on but survived (19 ).