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Federal study highlights dangers facing military construction contractors

June 25, 2019

Onsite safety measures are nothing new for U.S. construction workers and for the contractors that employ them. Private companies have instituted a wide range of initiatives to keep their workers as injury-free as possible, driven by both the financial benefits of a safer workplace and a desire to foster a company culture that values its employees.

Some public authorities, like the New York City Council, have even implemented tighter regulations regarding jobsite safety. Just last year, new safety rules went into effect requiring most construction workers to undergo a set amount of safety training before being able to legally start work in any of New York City’s five boroughs.

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