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Notre-Dame architect acknowledges mistakes were made in fire protection plan

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One of the more difficult tasks in protecting buildings from fire is bringing old structures up to modern fire codes. So the challenge of protecting centuries-old Notre-Dame was daunting. Now, an official says they underestimated the challenge.  [Read more…]

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Notre Dame will pay $42K in student worker’s death

Indiana OSHA has agreed to cut almost in half proposed fines to the University of Notre Dame in connection with the death of a student who was filming a football practice last fall. The university has agreed to take a number of steps as part of the settlement. [Read more…]

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Notre Dame fined $77K for student-worker’s death

The University of Notre Dame is responsible for the death of a student-worker while he was filming football practice on a scissor lift in high winds, according to a report from Indiana OSHA (IOSHA).

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Notre Dame president takes responsibility for worker’s death

In a world that’s often focused on blame — and shifting it from place to place — it’s refreshing to see the head of an organization come forward and say, “I’m responsible for our employee’s death.” [Read more…]

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