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August 6 - August 12, 2012

A Pennsylvania painting company owner faces criminal charges for the electrocution of an employee. Authorities say he ignored the presence of high-power lines on a job site. Is the charge fair?


Yes. Employers are accountable for worker safety and welfare.
Criminal charges are overkill, but he should face OSHA sanctions.
No. Workers should be accountable for their own safety.

Voting for this poll closed on Sunday, August 12, 2012



Tagged categories: Accidents; Criminal acts; Ethics; Fatalities; Health and safety; OSHA
   

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