As Workers Faced Covid Risks, OSHA Fell Short of Its Mission | WSJ

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A Wall Street Journal investigation found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration did not thoroughly investigate worker conditions at an American Airlines subsidiary during the pandemic, despite multiple employee complaints and a Covid-19 outbreak that led to one death. Photo Illustration: Adele Morgan

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34 comments

Simon North March 5, 2021 - 2:59 AM

I got microchip vaccine twice and something weird happened my Windows 10 computer automatically upgraded the bluetooth software. And there has been a satellite hoovering over our home and police cars driving down our street. I am being paranoid or is Bill Gates watch me?

TrIstan Hunter-Galvan March 5, 2021 - 3:04 AM

Triple mask bruh

Nexus7 Shin March 5, 2021 - 3:09 AM

Dogs.dog with. ?.dog..
Together dog no good…

Yaur Yaur March 5, 2021 - 3:14 AM

Some US workplaces, Amazon in particular, are like sweatshops.

BigBoyAlf March 5, 2021 - 3:26 AM

Good video me likey

Jon Adams March 5, 2021 - 3:28 AM

I didn’t complain to OSHA but I was an essential worker and worked throughout the pandemic for the rail industry. The company I worked for is a Fortune 500 company with over thousands of employees. They put almost no effort into mitigation until late summer early fall. It was as half assed as what the baggage claim handler said. Little soap or hand sanny, barely functioning facilities, dirty engines, lax or no social distancing rules. It was ridiculous. Even after all this time mask are hardly worn in doors and the break rooms are way smaller than the one shown here with everyone unable to social distance. I am still surprised there was no major outbreak, because workers were catching the virus

Rj Sauceda March 5, 2021 - 3:31 AM

It’s funny when they tell you to wear a mask, but your stacking snow boards and golf clubs.

Bai xiaopeng March 5, 2021 - 3:54 AM

Wake up people.
So called rights only belong to those who are rich.
You are just a labor, you expect they care about you? Yes, they do unless their interest are going to be harmed
Capitalism is also sick system
Well your country still embraces it.

M. Gustafson March 5, 2021 - 3:57 AM

¯_ಠ_ಠ_/¯ Do better, OK?

XRPioneer 504 March 5, 2021 - 4:07 AM

OSHA failed to act on complaints filed at my workplace and 3 months later what we filed a complaint about left 1 of my coworkers dead and 5 more disabled…they did nothing after the complaint but hit the company with a $90k fine after the accident …for the constant pain in my ankle, back, shoulder, and neck thanks a lot osha.

Ross Campoli - Business Videos March 5, 2021 - 4:29 AM

Such a sad human expense

xxxxMonkeyGirlxxxx March 5, 2021 - 4:37 AM

If you do some research into OSHA you will discover they are under funded and don’t have the ability to monitor businesses like people think they do. It’s been reported that it would take OSHA in its current state 163 years to visit all the companies they are supposed to be monitoring.

Sucrose March 5, 2021 - 4:59 AM

OSHA is a joke

chelsea7xhf March 5, 2021 - 5:02 AM

What about CDC/WHO! Now recall in the early phase the pandemic, they were arguing about if public should wear mask? They don't have enough test kits for essential workers!
I don't have MD degree, but I look at the best practice in China/Korea, these SE Asia countries, and I know what I should do. How can these agencies works in health industry for years and don't know what to do?
The worst thing is connecting political view with health! I am expecting we hold accountable for these gov agencies!

TheLunoLion March 5, 2021 - 5:03 AM

John Oliver just discussed this last week, coincidence? I think not. Pretty interesting that the John Oliver effect still exists.

Utopia Light March 5, 2021 - 5:21 AM

What do you expect, when you been gutting regulating agencies for decades how do you expect to keep business in check. This is a warning, Big Business has more power than the government, the regulating bodies are beholden to the businesses now not the other way around.

I'm right you're wrong March 5, 2021 - 5:43 AM

Fell short, you mean failed miserably?

Donald Ross March 5, 2021 - 6:01 AM

10:41 typo

David Boson March 5, 2021 - 6:18 AM

half a million americans dead in one country, you would think this is a 3rd world nation.

Financial Shinanigan March 5, 2021 - 6:48 AM

Sadly nothing changes until it affects their bottom line

Pyrrhic March 5, 2021 - 8:30 AM

Well, too be fair of OSHA, workers rights were gutted during the pandemic. Remember the meat processing plants.

Regan Parenton March 5, 2021 - 8:49 AM

So basically we fail again and again

Don DP March 5, 2021 - 8:58 AM

Gabriel died of covid 19. But how do they know that he got covid 19 in the workplace?
You can easily get it if you go to crowded places like the supermarket even with a mask on. There are alot of cases where people in unemployment got covid 19. You could have easily get it out side of work

virus56777 March 5, 2021 - 9:28 AM

Not even close to what they were created for. WORK!! . ( NOT. PANDEMICS. ). A world wide. You can’t get doctors to Agee on anything. Still a 95. Percent recovery. Rate. CDC. Is the problem.

Miami Boy March 5, 2021 - 9:50 AM

She have to resign

DJPelio March 5, 2021 - 12:13 PM

In this country workers are disposable, and they keep voting to be treated like garbage.

Kipkemoi Kiptum March 5, 2021 - 12:42 PM

Trump was all about cutting government. Let's see if Biden would be better.

Alparslan Korkmaz March 5, 2021 - 2:17 PM

Nice video.

Odin31b March 5, 2021 - 5:47 PM

Governance through Press Releases. No actual people on the ground caused this. We need more inspections besides the ghost of a punishment. That is all.

crashweaverda March 5, 2021 - 9:14 PM

Sorry OSHA only enforces current work rules. Your state and local health departments should have had jurisdiction. The CDC only make suggestions they have no enforcement powers. Remember the government does not act but they react. They will be pointing fingers for years to come.

just man March 5, 2021 - 9:38 PM

How much is gold ?worth?

In fact, gold is worthless.
Take as examples a pile of grain, a pile of dung, a pile of firewood, a pile of stones, a pile of simple metal, and a pile of gold.
Sow a pile of grain will be bread. A pile of manure can be used as fertilizer. Use a pile of firewood as fuel for cooking. A pile of stones as a projectile against predators and the enemy. And from a heap of metal, make daily tools.

Then what is the use of gold? There is almost no use from gold here. Primarily due to the rarity of gold, this beautiful and timeless metal plays a symbolic and mostly useless role.

Then why did the Ancient Egyptians exchange grain for gold. Firstly, the Ancient Egyptians exchanged grain for long-lasting salt, olive oil, wine, honey, textiles and other necessary goods.

The ancient Egyptians exchanged gold last, that is, it was not something important.
And then they exchanged grain for gold with the expectation that in several generations, when life on earth returns to normal and when people live well and in abundance. And, accordingly, when people again have greed and passion for gold as a thing of vanity and bragging.

As we see through the prism of history and, accordingly, in the near future, the price of bread ?, in parallel with other vital goods, will be more expensive and more expensive, while the price of gold is cheaper and cheaper.

What is economics?

The economy is divided into real and unreal components.

The real economy has four parts.

1 This first part is basic. It is a real economy consisting of agriculture, which deals with the cultivation of crops, raising cattle and poultry, fishing, almost all types of raw and processed food and clothing.
2 The second part is trade, that is, the sale and purchase of the entire range of physical food and non-food items.
3 Third Part – Industry or craftsmanship of converting water and liquids, food, wood, stone, metal and gases into something more desirable, including construction and transportation.
4 And the last – Service. The purpose of the service is to facilitate our private activities, which include the use of physical goods, such as medicines and cosmetics, and non-physical goods, such as jurisdiction, music and any kind of knowledge.

What is currency?
Currency is any food or non-food item that can be exchanged for any needed food or non-food item. Historically, the most demanded commodity was wheat or other cereals. That is, wheat was used as the main currency. Silk was later adopted as currency along with cereals. Much later, gasoline became currency, along with crops and silk.

In terms of money, money was invented to facilitate the transportation of bulky goods such as cereals, silk, gasoline, and any other barter goods.

As you know, precious and base metals or ordinary paper are used as money.
Money simply means a special physical instrument, guaranteed and protected by law, to determine the present value of food and non-food items for further sale and purchase.

Money is an intermediate certificate issued by legal authorities for buying and selling something. For example, in the case where a person wants to exchange a bag of wheat for several large fish, money in the form of metal or money is more portable, easier to carry.

Sooner or later, the real economy begins to generate super-profits. That is, a person or society receives an excessive amount, or, in other words, more than necessary, food and non-food items. And out of this real economy, an UNREAL economy is born.

And this unreal economy has two branches. These are charity and interests (percentage type).

Charity is carried out at the expense of alms, donations, payment of debts without interest and unprofitable investments. It originated from the Holy Scriptures.

The realization of interests is carried out mainly through banks, investment funds and stock markets, including insurance and pension funds, as well as gambling centers. You can definitely add any cryptocurrency to this list.

Charity and surreal or interest-based economics have superficial similarities, or more precisely, and for the most part a firm belief that all money will return with great profit, that is, money will grow several times after a certain amount of time has passed.

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But, as we can see, the historically unreal economy based on interest rates actually either does not bring profit at all, or brings in a small amount of money, primarily the banking sector, for all times and peoples, have been, are and will be only in the status of consumers. and not manufacturers, that is, banks do not bear any legal, physical and moral responsibility and activity, that is, banks cannot provide evidence that a business is successful or failed, because they do not specialize in any branch of the real economy. All they can do is finance in an enterprise whose future is not yet known and make false vows that the business will bear fruit as well as distribute non-existent incomes or pay incomes according to the Ponzi scheme that have nothing to do with reality.

Remember! Currency or money is the result, not the cause. Only in rare cases can borrowed money be profitable. As a rule, the debtor finds it difficult to repay all borrowed funds, not to mention the payment of interest on debts.

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For example, a person deposits his $ 100,000 in a bank with an annual income of 10% in the form of an interest rate, that is, in a year he will have $ 110,000 in his bank account. But in reality, he will be paid from his own money, invested by him or according to the Ponzi scheme, that is, with an average 10% inflation, he will have only $ 80,000 in a year. And the remaining amount will be distributed according to the Ponzi scheme among previous investors or invested in futures. It is predetermined, the income comes from the past, not from futures. Because by nature no one knows what will happen in the future.

But fortunately, above all, there has never been a shortage of pink rabbits with long ears for banks and stock markets, waiting in line in the hope of getting easy and quick money. But “what comes easily, then easily leaves” – this means how much time and effort a person spends on making money, so much time his money will be with him. For example, if a person spends 4 months to earn 500 dollars, this money will be in his hands for 4 more months, even more if he earns it honestly. If a person spends one month, for example, in the stock market, to make $ 100 million.
This money will remain in his hands for only a month.

The name speaks for itself. An unreal economy is just a mirage in the desert, and this is a phenomenon that does not really exist, or only it lives in the human mind as an image. And if a person is lost and mentally drunk, then this person is like a funny hamster in a wheel. For such people, hope dies last, that is, they die with their own hope.
…..
When will the real economy collapse? Of course, nobody knows. But sooner or later the real sector of the economy will slowly and quickly reduce its production. But historically, WORLD DROUGHT brings enormous and fatal destruction to the real economy. According to absolutely all sources, slowly, but over time, an unprecedented drought is approaching, which will lead to complete ruin. There will be no more water, electricity, gasoline and FOOD.

About an unreal economy based on interest rates. It is an absolutely self-destructive entity. Sooner or later, the real economy will stop supplying it with any currency. Finally, this is where the game will be completely over.

Aurobindo Ghosh March 5, 2021 - 10:02 PM

if apple and others can't keep them safe in china and other countries how can things be better in america?

Alessio Vicario March 6, 2021 - 3:44 AM

Well why should OSHA had investigated all these complaints? The president stated very clearly that Coronavirus was "the new hoax" so…

R D March 6, 2021 - 3:40 PM

Yea, it's OSHA's fault morons after a YEAR can't figure out that masks don't protect them, they protect OTHERS from them. Moving along. Clearly OSHA's fault /rolls eyes.

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