March 23rd, 2010, 3:26 PM
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A group comprised of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the International Safety Equipment Association and the American Industrial Hygiene Association have strongly voiced that they would like to see H.R. 2847 create safer jobs. The group would like to see safe jobs that offer protection from potential work-related injuries and illnesses.

C. Christopher Patton, president of the ASSE reported, "Based on the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 85 people were killed and 17,200 injured working on transportation construction jobs in 2008."

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