Ebola has become big news in Tennessee after recent developments in Texas and Liberia. The recent cases of Ebola, a disease that is not usually encountered in America, have captured the attention of the nation and focused it upon the outdated and insufficient protections against blood-borne diseases in the health care system.
Tennessee work safety advocates may have heard that the body of a worker killed at a Nebraska manufacturing facility was recovered by authorities. The workplace accident, which killed two people and injured another 17, was being investigated by agents from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Investigators braved extremely cold temperatures and an unstable structure to determine what happened at the three-story International Nutrition plant in Omaha. The factory manufactures nutritional goods added to feed eaten by poultry and livestock.