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    :: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 ::

    Firm guilty in '99 death - By Tom Rybarczyk, Chicago Tribune
    The deaths of Lane and Cumpston were the latest in a long history of workplace fatalities for L.E. Myers, a company that builds and repairs high-voltage power lines.

    A Tribune investigation in 2003 showed the company had had 35 work-related deaths and 200 violations of federal and state safety rules since 1972.

    'This company has a history of flouting OSHA violations,' Sussman said, who added that this case was unusual in its criminal prosecution.

    Electrical Contractor Convicted Of Willfully Killing Employee - By Jordan Barab, Confined Space
    Yeah, just one of those things. Dangerous industry. Accidents happen. Workers screw up. Unfortunate. Damn.
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