Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Notre Dame Banning Hydraulic Lifts Use

((HT: WSBT-TV South Bend))

Notre Dame has decided to stop using hydraulic lifts to film football practices as a result of the Declan Sullivan accident and death back in October.

University officials say now that the school will instead use a remote video system.

Notre Dame's president, the Rev. John Jenkins, says the system will prevent a repeat of what happened. The university says four cameras are being placed atop 50-foot-high poles, and they should be in place by spring practice.

Indiana's state version of OSHA is still investigating the accident.

The Sullivan family issued a statement hyah...

Here's a rewind of coverage from WSBT-TV...

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