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Construction has been a high-risk industry for millenniums, requiring the enactment of construction laws that date back to the Code of Hammurabi of 1754 BC. With regards to compensation for construction work, Law 228 of Hammurabi’s Code provided that “if a builder build a house for someone and complete it, he shall give him a fee of two shekels in money for each sar of …