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OSHA is cracking down on Dollar General for the terrible working conditions in many of its stores around the nation, fining one Atlanta-area store $83,000 for serious fire risk violations. Continually exposing their workers to the hazards, blocked exits, locked exits, blocked electrical panels have been found throughout their corporation nationwide. They seem to have […]

Expanded OSHA Rules

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On December 9, 2014

Good call from Obama’s OSHA: Beginning Jan. 1, OSHA rules will go into effect that may reveal higher daily death and injury counts on the job. Although most workplaces are far safer today than i

Thorne Auchter

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In General
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On August 7, 2014
When we think back to the Reagan Administration, there are so many loathsome characters. Oliver North. John Poindexter. James Watt. Jeane Kirkpatrick. Ed Meese. We could go on and on. But as happens in any modern Republican administration, there are all sorts of really powerful appointees who go totally under the radar. Because of my […]
You violate OSHA regulations, you may become a superhero: In “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” Max Dillon (Jamie Foxx) is a mild-mannered electrical engineer with an inferiority complex. That is, until he becomes Electro in one of the most blatant series of workplace safety-protocol violations ever committed to film. He’s forced to stay behind after hours […]

Poultry Plants

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On April 29, 2014

The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a federal complaint against conditions in an Alabama poultry factory. Beatriz Navedo began to feel dizzy as she worked a processing line at the Wayne Farms po

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