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    :: Thursday, January 04, 2007 ::

    "Worst Workers Comp Decision I've Ever Seen" - By Jordan Barab, Confined Space
    As usual, the problem isn't so much in the specific case, where the worker was clearly violating safety procedures, even though it violates the basis of Workers Comp law over the past century. The bigger problem is almost every other case where employers instinctively and automatically blame workers for accidents, claiming that they weren't following procedures. We see this in almost every article about a workplace accident, where employers 'can't understand' how the accident happened because the company has a 'great safety program' and the worker 'wasn't following proper procedures.'
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