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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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