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Resource ID: #7309
Subject: Railroads
Source: KPTV-TV (Portland, Ore.)
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Date: 7/19/1990

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KPTV-TV (Portland) broadcasts a documentary on hearing loss among railroad employees; the companies knowingly exposed workers to dangerous levels of noise and forbade the use of ear plugs; since the story ran, railroad workers with hearing loss have been suing the company, and the industry is trying to repeal the law that makes that possible, July 19, 1990.

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