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Safety emphasis cuts UW’s major construction injuries to less than 2 percent

By Vince Stricherz

April 3, 2013

Construction can be a dangerous business, and there’s always plenty of it happening at the University of Washington, from remodeling a section of one building to refurbishing an entire building or erecting a new one. A decade ago, when the Capital Projects Office began keeping tabs on worker injuries, it was estimated that 12 of…

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