Roughnecks are putting their lives on the line. They often work long hours, far from home, in unbearably hot or cold conditions. Its dangerous work filled with high-pressure operations, heavy machinery and hard manual labor. directoryThose workers who are injured have the protection of workers compensation, and many sue and win when there is clear negligence, but those solutions dont heal broken lives or replace lost family members. Better to deal with the problems, out in the open, to get the loss of life down to zero. To send a letter to the editor about this article, submit online or check out our guidelines for how to submit by e-mail or mail. Tags: Editorial: Enough foot-dragging by VA on Aurora hospital reporting September 30, 2016 What an odd battle the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to wage over releasing information meant to explain the massive cost overruns at its Aurora hospital still under construction. Editorial: DIA is keeping too many secrets on its makeover plans September 29, 2016 Were concerned about DIAs decision to favor a single team bidding for the terminals transformation and to keep basic details about cost and the teams selection process under wraps. Editorial: End the VA suicide hotlines busy signal September 27, 2016 Not returning the phone call of a suicidal veteran reaching out to a hotline for help is an unthinkable failure on the part of the U.S.
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