Posted by: Green Knight | July 15, 2010

Safety Last?

Sometimes it’s hard to credit how stupid people can be:

“An NPR News investigation has documented a dangerous and potentially illegal act at the Upper Big Branch mine

in West Virginia two months before a massive April explosion killed 29 mine workers.

On Feb. 13, an electrician deliberately disabled a methane gas monitor on a continuous mining machine because

the monitor repeatedly shut down the machine.”

At least the fired whiste-blower hs been reinstated.  Full story at:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128516777&sc=fb&cc=fp

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