Dallas Is Requiring Construction Breaks

December 22, 2015

New ordinances in Dallas have made it mandatory for construction workers to be given a 10 minute break for every four hours worked, after having been passed by city council members in a 10 to 5 vote. Increased break times tend to increase safety, as tired or distracted workers can easily forget basic safety protocols and necessary safety equipment. It is for this reason that many work sites have been investing in passive safety systems, such as harnesses and netting. 

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