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    After a visit from OSHA, a design-build contractor learns how to do things by the book and profit from it.

  • In the News

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  • When to Call a Lawyer

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  • In the News

    A proposed interior-design law stirs controversy in California; a fatal fall leads to criminal obstruction charge in Illinois; more

  • In the News

    New pressure-treated lumber promises less corrosion; OSHA decides employers must pay for safety gear; more

  • In the News

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  • Danger Zone

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