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Dairy farmers gear up for new OSHA inspections

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Work can be dangerous for anybody in the U.S., where about 4 out of every 100,000 workers die each year earning a paycheck. Starting in January, the federal agency charged with ensuring worker safety will be targeting a specific field in New York state — dairy farming — where deaths on the job greatly exceed the nationwide average. New York’s dairy farms employ nearly 10,000 people, and the death rate for workers is about 24 ...


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