Could More Have Been Done to Protect Three DC Construction Workers Injured in a Hotel Wall Collapse?

Late last month, there were three DC construction workers injured in a hotel wall collapse, according to The Washington Post. The incident, which involved the collapse of a brick and concrete wall, reportedly took place at the Savoy Suites Hotel and left two of the three injured construction workers in critical condition. The section of...

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How Does a Company’s Culture Cause Injuries at Construction Sites?

In 2014, workplace fatalities increased, including among construction workers. As a result, some safety advocates want more rules on construction sites and tougher enforcement of them. Others point out that more stringent OSHA rules and stricter enforcement haven’t worked miracles and suggest other solutions, such as more education to change workers’ mindsets. Experts say getting workers...

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People Rescued from Collapsed Parking Garage

The Watergate hotel will forever be remembered for the events that brought down an American president, but the luxury hotel has continued on since the 1972 burglary. The years have weathered the 10-acre complex, but the owners want to keep the landmark in glamorous high-end condition. The caretakers of the hotel have embarked upon...

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