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Old 09-16-2016, 02:52 PM   #1
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Unfortunate story in NYC:

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Sad story---------a good father----

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Damn that sucks. Story says he was wearing a harness but at that moment he wasn't hooked up. It only takes a split second!!

Reading stuff like this makes my mind flashback to many of the dumb unsafe things I've done and make me wish I'd done them differently.
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Hard to keep working and making money if you don't walk awya from the jobsite in one piece.
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Damn that sucks. Story says he was wearing a harness but at that moment he wasn't hooked up. It only takes a split second!!



Reading stuff like this makes my mind flashback to many of the dumb unsafe things I've done and make me wish I'd done them differently.


I feel the same way, looking back at all of the dumb stuff i have done over the years makes me think about how lucky i am


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