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JLC ??FEBRUARY 1992 North Carolina: Last October, for the first time in its 20-year history, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) took control of a state OSHA when it asserted "concurrent jurisdiction" over the North Carolina OSHA. The move came shortly after a fire in a North Carolina poultry-processing plant killed 25 employees. Many of the deaths were attributed to blatant violations of OSHA standards. Federal inspectors were immediately sent out across North Carolina. In addition, the federal agency began handling all new safety-related complaints and investigating all fatalities. Louisiana: Voters approved a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to establish a state-run, nonprofit, mutual workerscompensation insurance corporation. The corporation is expected to bring some stability to workers comp rates in the state, where, as in many other states, premiums have recently undergone radical increases as private