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Quotable Quotes: When A Worker Is Killed On the Job

When a worker is killed on the job, it is incredibly rare that an employer is held responsible, despite knowingly putting their workers lives at risk.
      “This case was even more egregious in that Kevin Otto and Atlantic Drain had already been issued multiple OSHA violations, had been placed in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program, and even attempted to deceive investigators with falsified safety and health records after the tragic event. We hope the Mattocks and Higgins families get some peace from justice served.”
     ---Mass. Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health Executive Director Jodi Sugerman-Brozan on sentencing Kevin Otto, owner of Atlantic Drain Services to 2years in jail after being found guilty of two counts of manslaughter for the deaths of employees Robert Higgins & Kelvin “Chuck” Mattocks.
 
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