Daily English 1156 - Unsafe Factory Conditions
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Kathy Lee: You won’t find any problems in your inspection of our factory.
Rashed: I’m glad to hear that. Where do these stairs lead?
Kathy Lee: It’s just a level for storage. You don’t need to see that.
Rashed: I need to inspect every part of this factory. Please step aside.
Kathy Lee: If you insist.
Rashed: You have people working on this floor and it’s not structurally sound, and certainly not intended for heavy manufacturing. This attic was never meant forindustrial use.
Kathy Lee: It’s only temporary…
Rashed: There are no fire escapes, fire extinguishers, or emergency exits.
Kathy Lee: Well, I…
Rashed: None of the workers are wearing protective clothing and I see signs of child labor.
Kathy Lee: No, no, no, I wouldn’t hire anyone underage.
Rashed: I am ordering an immediate shutdown of this factory due to flagrant violations of building code and labor laws.
Kathy Lee: But you can’t do that! We have orders to fill.
Rashed: Not when this building is in danger of imminent collapse.
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