Meatpacking and Workplace Safety

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Meatpacking and Workplace Safety
Meatpacking is one of the most dangerous industries for employees in the United States. In spite of the safety measures that industry leaders, such as Tyson, claim to be implementing, it is clear that employees in the meatpacking industry are inadequately trained and that employers are so unconcerned with the safety of their workers that Human Rights Watch has conducted an industry investigation and issued a report condemning the workplace safety practices in the meatpacking sector. When examined from either a utilitarian or a deontological perspective, it is clear that such workplace practices and failures by companies in the meatpacking industry are unethical.
Employers in the meatpacking industry...
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