Exactly. Even a casual study of the history of workplace safety (or rather, un-safety) shows that an overwhelming majority of industries blew off safety (worker, consumer and environmental) for profits -- and in countries that don't have the equivalent of DOSH, they still do.
Originally Posted by jsmith11618
Industry's historical rationalizations for not needing regulation read like a litany of self-serving arrogance, mixed with hypocritical claims of concern for their workers.
The spin: Disney's claim that its actions this weekend were motivated by concern for their employees and contractors.
Disneyland Resort allowed employees of HSG Inc. to connect support line(s) and safety line(s) to unapproved anchorages when they cleaned the exterior of Space Mountain from boatswain's chairs and controlled descent apparatus (CDA). As a result, on November 21, 2012, an employee of HSG, Inc. suffered serious injuries when his unapproved anchorage point failed causing him to fall down the exterior of Space Mountain.