TV and movie sets prone to workplace accidents
John Suttles, a truck driver, is one person unrecognized on the list of people who made The Avengers possible. Suttles died in an accident during shooting the $1.5 billion movie.
Yearly, workers on both sides of the camera are exposed to injuries as they try to deliver quality entertainment that also seeks high ratings on the big screen. Many of these injuries come from explosives and dangerous stunts, but even more result from accidental falls, falling equipment, and machines without safety guards. According to research conducted by The Associated Press, at least 43 individuals have died and 150 others have incurred serious injuries on movie and television sets in the United States since the 1990’s.
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