Author: Eleanor Klibanoff

In Kentucky, Deregulation And Worker Safety Collide

In 2007, a small bell-making company in East Hampton, Connecticut was inspected by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after a workplace injury. The company was cited for serious noise exposure, failure to provide protective eye equipment and other violations. The company’s manager, Doug Dilla, didn’t take well […]

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How Kentucky Is Failing Its Workers

While most of the Meade County public works crew finished their lunches, Pius “Gene” Hobbs was raking along the edge of the road, oblivious to the dump truck backing quickly towards him. Unbeknownst to the driver, Hobbs was knocked to the ground and crushed under the truck’s weight. When the […]

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