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Fall fatalities at record high on US construction sites

887 workers lost their life after falling at their job sites in 2017 according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is the highest number of fall deaths ever recorded by the BLS since the … Continue reading

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Shortage of Skilled Construction Workers Make Job Sites More Dangerous

A huge segment of the construction worker industry lost their jobs between 2006 and 2009 during the decline of the US economy when the residential housing industry collapsed, and millions lost their homes because they could no longer pay the … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Universities May Have Duty to Block Students' Access to Sites That Carry Supposedly "Harassing" Statements About Students

A bad decision from the Fourth Circuit, aptly criticized by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.The 2-to-1 decision is today's Feminist Majority Foundation v. Hurley (the University of Mary Washington case). I'm traveling, and thus won't have time to … Continue reading

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OSHA Data Warns of Fall Hazards at Construction Sites

Falls have long been the leading type of workplace accident at construction sites across the United States. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced that there were 7,270 fall protection violations in fiscal year 2018. Four out of … Continue reading

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Many Facebook users don’t understand how the site’s news feed works

“A sizable majority of U.S. adults use Facebook and most of its users get news on the site. But a new Pew Research Center survey finds that notable shares of Facebook users ages 18 and older lack a clear understanding of … Continue reading

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