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Construction Deaths

Mon, Mar 31, 2008 (2 a.m.)

In the shadows of the cranes, steel, and concrete upon which Las Vegas has pinned its addiction to growth, a body count has emerged. Nine construction workers have died in the last 16 months at Strip construction sites.

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  1. The sad fact that in todays world the presence of the dollar is far more important than the safety of a worker, especially in nevada where migrant workers are so easily replaced. I know this because I am a Safety Manager For a northern nv electrical co, and the Chairman of the Silver State Governors Safety Conference. If you would like info or help with these topics please contact me, this is a topic I have been fighting for years.

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