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Blending areas of responsibility comes with advantages — and potential pitfalls
Worker’s changing description, symptoms, and medical history made causal link unlikely
Company had sufficient safety procedures but couldn’t have anticipated experienced worker’s failure to follow them
Worker had previous safety violations, but neither he nor co-worker were trained on what to do in specific circumstances that led to railyard collision
Worker had degenerative condition and previous back injuries, but was able to perform regular duties before workplace accident