Jeong WA 8 - HIS 204 Fast Food Nation Chapter 8 The author...

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HIS 204 Fast Food Nation Chapter 8 The author went a slaughterhouse somewhere in the High Plains and saw workers that were neither smiling nor chatting, they were too busy. He realized that a small number of people were sweating even though the place is freezing cold. In addition, the floor is hot and humid and their body temperatures were too high. These situations represent bad working condition in the fast food nation. Meatpacking is now the most dangerous job in the United States. The injury rate in a slaughterhouse is about three times higher than the rate in a typical American factory. The number of meatpacking injuries that occur every year and they suffered an injury or a work related illness. Most factories in the meatpacking industry use conveyer belts to increase their productivity. Despite the use of conveyer belts, most of the work in the nation’s slaughter houses is still performed by hand when they work in the factory. As we know, the nation’s slaughter houses accomplished the extraordinary technological advance by using
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