November 18th, 2009, 1:06 PM
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In a state like Wyoming who owns the nations worst workplace fatality rate, the support for tougher OSHA penalties and sanctions is growing. Two of the most serious types of citations that Wyoming OSHA can issue are for "repeat" violations and "willful" violations. A repeat violation can be as minor as not wearing safety glasses or as serious as not using fall protection gear. Two or more of those violations within a three-year period triggers a repeat violation. Wyoming Governor recently stated, "Frankly, I'm fine with it. I know people don't like it, but if you grab people by the wallet, their hearts and minds will follow. I think it's an appropriate action for the government to take."

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