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Questions raised on scaffold regulation

Investigators lean away from human error

'I'm angry. I'm a little miffed over this,' Kyle Redmond said of his ordeal on the scaffolding. "I'm angry. I'm a little miffed over this," Kyle Redmond said of his ordeal on the scaffolding. (Wcvb-Tv, Channel 5)
By Milton J. Valencia and John R. Ellement
Globe Staff / August 7, 2009

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One of the cables holding a window-washing platform 37 stories above a downtown street Wednesday morning may have wedged into one of the platform’s engines, causing the engine to let go and the platform to plunge with two workers aboard, according to one official who was briefed on the initial investigation into the accident. (Full article: 814 words)

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