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Weekly Toll: The Last Shift

Jordan Barab Confined Space
Fire engine on the street at night. On average, almost 100 workers are killed every day in the United States due to traumatic injuries suffered at work.   Ten times as many die from occupational diseases. The accounts below give you a taste of the PREVENTABLE carnage.

This job is killing me: Not a metaphor

Shaun Richman Unionist
One study showed that temps in construction and manufacturing suffer twice the rate of injuries as directly-employed workers. Clearly, OSHA needs to be updated to keep up with corporate chicanery.
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