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According to InsuranceJournal.com, "Federal safety regulators say a piece of machinery that killed a Yale University student lacked required safeguards.

Michele Dufault, a senior, was killed April 12 when her hair was pulled into a fast-spinning lathe as she worked alone in a machine shop.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration wrote in a letter to Yale that the lathe lacked an emergency stop button that could shut off power. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the letter Tuesday through a Freedom of Information Act request.

The OSHA letter said rules for using the equipment were not posted. It also says Yale should ensure students don’t work alone.

OSHA didn’t fine Yale, saying it lacked jurisdiction.

A message for a Yale spokesman was not immediately returned."

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OSHA Training said...
First of all, my condolences to the family. That being said, OSHA had no business investigating this accident, not within their jurisdiction. Their claim that they would inspect because an employee working at the lab could have been exposed to the hazard is really stretching it. If an old lady slips on a spilled soda at the mall, does that give OSHA the right to inspect every business at the mall? They must have been under a lot of political pressure to inspect the lab.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 2011 3:58 PM

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