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Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench collapse in Michigan

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2014

Police near Detroit were nearly able to save a contractor from a collapsed trench before the trench collapsed again, killing ...

How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths

How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 22, 2014

Serious injury and death is becoming an all-too-common occurrence for highway construction workers. Although workers aren’t always at fault, there ...

Contractor drowns when skid steer topples into river in Colorado

Contractor drowns when skid steer topples into river in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2014

A contractor was killed in Durango, Colorado earlier this week after the skid steer he was operating toppled into the ...

New law aimed to protect road workers

New law aimed to protect road workers

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 31, 2014

Minnesota has passed a new law aimed at protecting road workers. The law will enforce slower speeds in work zones, ...

Several deficiencies exposed in Skagit River Bridge collapse

Several deficiencies exposed in Skagit River Bridge...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 22, 2014

Several deficiencies have been exposed following the collapse of Skagit River Bridge on Interstate-5 near Mt. Vernon, Wash. The collapse ...

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker deaths and injuries since its inception (INFOGRAPHIC)

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law in 1970, bringing about OSHA. And though the agency gets ...

VIDEO: Driver loses control of pickup, survives 40-foot plunge onto a frozen pond

VIDEO: Driver loses control of pickup, survives 40-foot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2014

The Ranger was discontinued back in 2011, but after seeing just how "Built Ford Tough" this 2001 model turned out ...

5 safety tips for avoiding caught-in/between accidents

5 safety tips for avoiding caught-in/between accidents

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 30, 2013

According to OSHA, caught-in hazards collectively are one of the four deadliest dangers found on a construction site. Although it ...

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks out power for 950 homes

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

A boom truck crane toppled onto a garage in a Detroit suburb last week leaving 950 homes without power, according ...

Collapse near Texas A&M campus injures 4 construction workers

Collapse near Texas A&M campus injures 4...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2013

The collapse of an equestrian complex currently under construction about a mile from the Texas A&M University main campus in ...

Scaffolding failure sends Louisiana construction workers dangling 100 feet in the air before rescued

Scaffolding failure sends Louisiana construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2013

Three construction workers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana likely have a whole new appreciation for life ropes after a scary incident ...

VIDEO: Runaway pipelayer heads down a mountain

VIDEO: Runaway pipelayer heads down a mountain

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2013

Here's a hump day video that should cheer you up. If your week has been bad, there's a very good ...

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