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safety photosSafety photos and a few safety jokes - Original jokes are copyright
Sunday, August 08, 2010
A human chain of brick workers build their kiln two bricks at a time. These are the men and women building the new India; for every thousand bricks, they earn a bit less than $5.50 USD. A family, with five adult laborers, pockets on average a little more than $2 a day. This is the life behind the great Indian construction boom, propelled by an economy still growing at 9 percent a year. The lure of steady work is drawing more and more migrants who come to brickyards around the country because they can no longer sustain themselves by farming.
MORBI; GUJARAT; INDIA; MAY 8, 2007
Published: The New York Times; June 3, 2007; Page A1 'In a New India, an Old Industry Buoys Peasants'
Saturday, August 07, 2010
Shows modification of protective coveralls on worker inside an active remediation work area: sleeves and hood have been torn off and footings were cut off at calf level. Not sure what the point is anymore in wearing such compromised PPE.