Learning from Hamlet: The Case for a National Safety and Health Board

@article{McAteer1993LearningFH,
  title={Learning from Hamlet: The Case for a National Safety and Health Board},
  author={J. Davitt McAteer and Lily Whiteman},
  journal={NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy},
  year={1993},
  volume={3},
  pages={54 - 59}
}
  • J. McAteer, L. Whiteman
  • Published 1 August 1993
  • History
  • NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy
E VIDENCE ISMOUNTING THATTHE 25 MEN and women who died by fire at the Imperial Food Products processing plant in Hamlet, North Carolina, on September 3, 1991 will join the growing ranks of workers who have perished on the job in vain. A fitting tribute to Hamlet's victims would be passage of corrective legislation and/or revisions to worker safety enforcement schemes based upon the findings of a thorough disaster investigation. But serious problems in federal and state handling of the disaster…