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The Daily Record welcomes letters to the editor and opinion columns on public policy issues that affect Maryland businesses and the legal community. Letters to the editor should be 300 words or less. Columns can be up to 800 words. All are subject to editing for length or clarity. Submissions must include the writer’s name, address and a daytime phone number for confirmation. They can be sent to Editor Thomas Baden Jr. at tbaden@thedailyrecord.com.

Eric Messer: Three workplace safety myths

In this June 13, 2019, photo work continues on a new home in Mechanicsville, Va. On Tuesday, June 18, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in May. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

In 2017, the construction industry saw 61,670 OSHA violations resulting in more than $87 million in penalties, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. The same site tells us that there were 971 deaths in construction that year. ...

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