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    :: Friday, September 23, 2005 ::

    To make American workers safer, strengthen OSHA - Op/Ed By Rep. Major Owens (D-N.Y.), The Hill, DC
    The American public understands that the most dangerous jobs here at home are not those focused on fighting terrorism or combating violent criminals. Rather, they are the everyday jobs held by construction workers, loggers, truck drivers, farmers and others. Workers are killed in New York City scaffolding cave-ins as well as Wyoming logging collapses. As recent newspaper headlines about worker deaths in Texas, New York and Ohio have revealed, American workers are too often killed or severely injured by employers with lengthy histories of similar offenses. As opposed to random accidents, these worker deaths are tragic certainties.
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