“Lack Of Guts” Blamed For Few Work Safety Charges

The U.S. government rarely files prosecutions in workplace death cases, even if they involve workers decapitated on assembly lines, shredded in machinery, burned beyond recognition, electrocuted, and buried alive, the New York Times reports. Such deaths are acts of intentional wrongdoing or indifference–not accidents–that kill about 100 workers each year. They happened because someone removed
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