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Old 04-18-2014, 05:44 PM   #1
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Old 04-18-2014, 06:38 PM   #2
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Old 04-18-2014, 08:05 PM   #3
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It would take some major cajones to be a steelworker on a project like that.
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Old 04-18-2014, 08:52 PM   #4
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It would take some major cajones to be a steelworker on a project like that.

They are harnessed. Not like the old days.

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Old 04-18-2014, 09:00 PM   #5
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So a third of it is just for show?
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:13 PM   #6
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I can't image even being harnessed 1 kilometer up in the air.
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They are harnessed. Not like the old days.

Are all of them? I was watching something on the construction of the new World Trade center and I remember them interviewing a Native American steelworker that talked about how they went up without a harness. Maybe I imagined it.
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Are all of them? I was watching something on the construction of the new World Trade center and I remember them interviewing a Native American steelworker that talked about how they went up without a harness. Maybe I imagined it.

Seems like harnesses and safety equipment would be mandatory due to today's OSHA standards and also liability purposes.
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With only 90% left of uninhabited desert surrounding them, it's time to start building upwards. True true. Not a target at all
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Are all of them? I was watching something on the construction of the new World Trade center and I remember them interviewing a Native American steelworker that talked about how they went up without a harness. Maybe I imagined it.
That's the Mohawk tribe which has no fear of heights. http://www.omgfacts.com/History/The-....omg-facts.com
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Old 04-19-2014, 01:32 PM   #12
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Gonna take 5 years to complete. By then, some other country will be in the process of building the world's tallest building. What about the Shanghai Tower?
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Seems like harnesses and safety equipment would be mandatory due to today's OSHA standards and also liability purposes.

They are.

OSHA books are some fun reading.

My favorite was reading when to shore a trench and when not to.
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