Building to LEED standards carries higher injury risk, study says

A new study says that achieving some LEED credits might carry an additional risk of worker injury of up to 41 percent.

By HZ Staff | February 21, 2012

A new study says that achieving some LEED credits might carry an additional risk of worker injury of up to 41 percent. The higher risk activities include installing sustainable roofing, installing PV panels, additional risk of cuts, abrasions and lacerations from construction waste management, and heightened risk of falls from installing skylights and atriums.

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