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OSHA / Ind. Accident Reports #547413

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 15, 1986
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Lisa Myers) Allegations that Occupational Safety and Health Admin. (OSHA) is lax in investigating industry accidents and methods used by business to avoid reporting mishaps examined; details given, scenes shown. [OSHA director John PENDERGRASS - explains focus of new inquiry.] [Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union spokesperson Eric FRUMIN - notes industry's vested interest in falsifying injury records.] OSHA guidelines determining whether individual company or entire industry is exempt from safety inspections explained; Union Carbide and Chrysler cited as exs. [National Association of Mfrs. spokesperson Sharon SPEIGELMIER - denies worker safety is being jeopardized.] [FRUMIN - responds.]

Chung, Connie;
Myers, Lisa

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