Tag Archives: Workplace Safety

Harry Targ :
Workers’ Memorial Day: What is needed?

Remembering those who died on the job and continuing the fight for a safer workplace. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 28, 2014 The stench is vomit-making as never before. The fat and plucks, the bladders and … finish reading Harry Targ :
Workers’ Memorial Day: What is needed?

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Ted McLaughlin : For Massey Energy, Safety Fines Just a Cost of Doing Business

Image from BNET.Cost of doing business:Paying fines cheaper for Massey than making the mines safe By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2011 “Despite the tragedy at Upper Big Branch last year… some still aren’t getting it.” … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : For Massey Energy, Safety Fines Just a Cost of Doing Business

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Jay D. Jurie : Behind the Chilean Mine Disaster

Drills are seen outside the San Jose Mine in Copiapo, Chile, where 33 miners were trapped 2,000 feet under the ground for more than two months. Photo by Roberto Candia / AP.What’s caused it and what’s next?After the Chilean mine … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Behind the Chilean Mine Disaster

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