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  • Construction workers lack safety gear while building Boise townhomes

    Residential construction crews in January who built townhomes on Hill Road and Idaho Street in Boise went without harnesses, lifelines and other safety equipment. The Statesman asked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's local director to watch video footage of the workers on the job and explain what he saw.

Residential construction crews in January who built townhomes on Hill Road and Idaho Street in Boise went without harnesses, lifelines and other safety equipment. The Statesman asked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's local director to watch video footage of the workers on the job and explain what he saw. Audrey Dutton adutton@idahostatesman.com
Residential construction crews in January who built townhomes on Hill Road and Idaho Street in Boise went without harnesses, lifelines and other safety equipment. The Statesman asked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's local director to watch video footage of the workers on the job and explain what he saw. Audrey Dutton adutton@idahostatesman.com

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