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The mounting toll of Boston's resumed construction boom

Scott Van Voorhis tallies up the problems at Boston construction sites, following Wednesday's floor collapse at the old South Boston power plant: Six workers have died at construction sites in Boston, Cambridge and Newton over the past 14 months, including the death of a worker at the Government Center Garage demolition in March.

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The rush to build luxury housing in the Boston area is killing or injuring workers who could never afford to live in these aforementioned million dollar homes.

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But this brings your point home.

https://youtu.be/l7jm8865IsU

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Edit. Wrong thread.

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Workers are expensive, competent workers are even more expensive.

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Most times it is indifference or outright hostility to the time it takes and the equipment costs of safe work practices.

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