One of the workers eventually died as a result the

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One of the workers eventually died as a result The extent of the safety violations led Cook County prosecutor to file criminal indictments against Film Recovery for involuntary manslaughter and its officers for murder
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Case Study: Film Recovery Systems On June 14, 1985, the companies and executives were found guilty as charged The individuals got 25 years in prison and fourteen concurrent 364-day prison terms for reckless conduct The president and plant managers both got fined $10,000 for the murder and $14,000 the reckless conduct However, convictions were overturned on appeal
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Case Study: Imperial Food Fire Fire broke out when a hydraulic hose burst, spraying fluid into large vats of 375 degree cooking oil The entire 30,000 ft. plant was engulfed in less than 2 minutes 74 out of about 90 workers were harmed, 25 died While attempting to escape workers found the doors chained shut from the outside
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Case Study: Imperial Food Fire The doors were chained on orders of the plant owner, to prevent workers from stealing nuggets and taking unauthorized coffee breaks The owner was charged with 25 counts of involuntary manslaughter, but eventually pleaded guilty in exchange for it being reduced to two counts He received 19.5 years and was released on parole after serving 4.5
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