TITLE

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

AUTHOR(S)
Opfer, Neil
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);8/25/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 34, pP43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor regarding a high number of consruction fatalities taking place on hotel/casino projects in Las Vegas, Nevada is presented.
ACCESSION #
34154947

 

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