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    :: Friday, September 01, 2006 ::

    SHOCKED! Not Enough OSHA Inspectors - Confined Space
    Following the death of a construction worker who fell fell from the roof of the 30-story building to the sixth floor deck, Jacksonville, Florida media seem surprised that there aren't enough OSHA inspectors to ensure that workplaces are safe.

    According to Charles Sorenson, an attorney who has represented several families who've sued construction companies claiming the workplace was unsafe, says part of the reason workplaces cut corners is because they know OSHA probably won't be checking.
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