2 men seriously hurt in scaffolding c...

2 men seriously hurt in scaffolding collapse

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Oct 28, 2008, titled 2 men seriously hurt in scaffolding collapse. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Tribune reporter Two workers were in critical condition Monday after scaffolding on the side of a River North building collapsed, leading to a dramatic midday rescue.

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Tomah, WI

#1 Oct 28, 2008
"We do this quite often," Fox said of scaffolding rescues. "There's a lot of scaffolding in this city."

I am surpriised to learn of this...what kind of disaster will it take to make conditions safer for the workers, Fire teams, and...the passers by?

Springfield, IL

#2 Oct 28, 2008
Quite Often? Yeah right. Trying to rationalize being called out twice a year Foxy? The old throw it out see if it sticks lull you in to a false sense of security. Nice try.

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