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Weekly Poll (7)

After being found guilty in connection with the death of a 22-year-old worker on a New York City construction site, a general contractor was handed a sentence requiring it to fund and take part in a public service announcement regarding construction site safety. Was this sentence fair?

Deaths and citations from worksite falls are reaching new highs. So why do so many workers still skip fall protection?

Deaths and citations from worksite falls are reaching new highs. Why don’t more workers use appropriate fall protection?

Some parties involved in fatal structural collapses are facing criminal charges. Should such collapses be investigated as civil matters, criminal matters, or both?

A UK contractor will serve three years in prison for allowing an untrained employee to do work that cost him his life. What do you think of this sentence?

A Pennsylvania painting company owner faces criminal charges for the electrocution of an employee. Authorities say he ignored the presence of high-power lines on a job site. Is the charge fair?

Most workplace deaths and serious injuries are easily prevented with well-known safety precautions, yet horrific industry accidents still happen frequently. Who is most responsible for this situation?


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