TITLE

Inside a Safety Turnaround

AUTHOR(S)
Illia, Tony
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/11/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 15, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article recalls the accidents that occurred at the CityCenter mixed-used development in Las Vegas, Nevada. CityCenter was called "CityCemetary" by its trade workers because of the six deaths and 1,000 accidents that occurred at the site. Fatalities at the construction started in February 2007 until May 2008. A reflection on the author's experiences at the construction project is presented. The significance of safety in the construction industry is also emphasized.
ACCESSION #
39978428

Tags: CONSTRUCTION industry -- Accidents;  CONSTRUCTION projects;  CONSTRUCTION workers;  CONSTRUCTION industry -- Safety measures

 

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