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Construction worker safety is "still in the dark ages," according to a University of Buffalo report.

It found that the industry is becoming more automated and technically advanced. But worker safety has not been adequately addressed.

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Construction workers sustain injuries on the job most often because they get hit by or against objects. Falls are most like to result in a fatality, according to a survey of construction accidents in New York State from 1980 to 1988.

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