Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Uncovered BP Memo Shows How Company Placed A Pricetag On Human Lifet

Business Insider: A memo discovered by The Daily Beast shows that BP blithely chose cost over safety for workers.

The memo, which was sent in 2002, describes plant construction in terms of the Three Little Pigs fable. BP concluded that a brick home presented a better cost-value ratio than a blast resistant home.

A BP spokesperson said to The Daily Beast that the company has "fundamentally changed the culture of BP" since a rig explosion in 2005. More...


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