September 4, 2011 5:19 PM

Worker safety push wanes, 20 years after chicken plant fire

Nothing focused more scrutiny on the safety of North Carolina workers than the 1991 chicken plant fire that killed 25 people, the worst industrial accident in state history. Twenty years later, however, there are signs that the progress has begun to slip. Inspections and citations have dropped sharply.

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