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Howard Berkes

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Fines Slashed In Grain Bin Entrapment Deaths

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The persistence of grain bin entrapments and a horrific 2010 incident expose weaknesses in worker safety laws and enforcement. An NPR and Center for Public Integrity analysis has found that among 179 deaths since 1984, fines were reduced 60 percent of the time.

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Should Grain Bins On Farms Be Regulated, Too?

Sunday, March 24, 2013

When it comes to regulating worker safety for grain bins, OSHA only oversees the commercial industry. There's debate on whether that should also extend to private farms.

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Studying Oscar Pistorius: Does The 'Blade Runner' Have An Advantage? [Video]

Monday, July 30, 2012

South African Oscar Pistorius will run on artificial legs in the 400-meter Olympic sprint preliminaries in London Saturday. Pistorius is a double amputee who runs world-class times on his carbon-fiber limbs. Some question whether he has an unfair edge — so a lab studied his running motion.

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