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for overseeing the work done by SabreTech based on Federal Aviation Regulations The Federal Aviation Administration is responsible for regulating both
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ValuJet Flight 592 FAA evolved from the merger of two other agencies This merger created an agency with contradictory roles of overseeing safety and promoting the industry The newly created National Transportation Safety Board became responsible for investigating accidents and making recommendations to the FAA Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 Allowed any company to enter into the domestic airfare market, but resulted in firm consolidation
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ValuJet Flight 592 It’s argued that the FAA interest in economic success of airlines caused them to overlook ValuJet’s regulation violations Safety recommendations from the NTSB to the FAA were ignored Including making cargo holds able to contain fires Cost/benefit analysis suggested complying with recommendations was unfeasible and FAA would not force airlines to take on the burden Deregulation resulted in increased competition, forcing airlines to cut costs on maintenance
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The Fire In Hamlet
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Imperial Foods Plant Fire Recall, fire resulted when hydraulic fluid line burst into a vat of frying oil, killing 25 workers who found the escape exit chained shut Beyond the decision to chain the doors, a lack of government oversight contributed to the deaths North Carolina advertised the limited government intervention in order to draw corporations and jobs to the state
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Imperial Foods Plant Fire The building that housed the plant was over 100 years old Had no windows, sprinkler system, or fire doors/alarms/extinguishers And illegally locked doors Over 11 years of its operation, OSHA had never inspected the plant Imperial foods took steps to prevent workers from organizing
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Imperial Foods Plant Fire OSHA has historically been underfunded The NC OSHA is no exception and likely did not have the money to inspect the plant The year before they returned federal money intended to be used to hire state-level OSHA inspectors The Imperial Foods Plant was not an exception The vast majority of food plants and other business went uninspected
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Imperial Foods Plant Fire Had NC-OSHA inspected the plant at all it is likely the deaths could have been avoided History of unregulated markets and economic decline kept OSHA from effectively doing its job Threat of regulation could have forced businesses to leave North Carolina resulted in the purposeful omission of government in pursuit of private profit business
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