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1930:  One Man Killed On The Jobsite Per (approx) Every $1 Million Spent

In the 1930s, the odds were not in a worker’s favor:

On average, one man was killed per million dollars spent on a big project. Joseph Strauss, the designer of the Golden GateBridge wanted to beat those odds, and spent a ton of money on safety. Goofing off was Continue reading “1930:  One Man Killed On The Jobsite Per (approx) Every $1 Million Spent”