Oh, what a timely roofing job would have saved Republic Steel.

An employee clambering across the roof of one of Republic Steel's buildings in Lorain, Ohio, fell through a hole in the roof, sustaining serious injuries.

Out came inspectors from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for a follow-up visit. What resulted was a thorough-going inspection not just of the Lorain facility, but of the company's plants in Canton and Massillon, Ohio, and Blasdell, N.Y.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.