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When it comes to keeping workers safe on tracks, MBTA instructors are willing to go the extra mile

MBTA safety instructor Paul Rosselle taught a class at the Cabot Garage in Boston last month. The classes are required for workers who must walk near tracks and electrified rails. MBTA safety instructor Paul Rosselle taught a class at the Cabot Garage in Boston last month. The classes are required for workers who must walk near tracks and electrified rails. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff)
By Noah Bierman
Globe Staff / January 3, 2010

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Forget about driving race cars or jumping out of airplanes. Walking along MBTA tracks has to be one of the most dangerous jobs there is. Stand in the wrong spot, or neglect a safety rule and you will become either a pancake or a french fry - flattened by a 40-ton train or electrified by a rail. (Full article: 778 words)

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