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Safety-Rule Violation Bars Comp (access required)

In employee’s appeal of the denial of benefits, the Court of Appeals affirms the commission’s determination that employee violated a known safety rule to unplug the meat slicer before cleaning it;  employee’s willful violation cannot be excused by alleged nonenforcement of other more general safety rules. Employee operated a slicer at employer’s restaurant.  Safety rules governing ...