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Resource ID: #6377
Subject: Worker Safety
Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Date: Jan 29,1989

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Milwaukee Journal finds officials of a company building a sewer tunnel beneath a street had been warned--prior to a fatal blast caused by methane--that they would encounter methane along the tunnel route; an inadequate ventilation system violated federal safety regulations and allowed methane gas to accumulate to explosive levels in the tunnel, January - March 1989.

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