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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 ...

Backhoe operator killed by his machine in odd accident

Backhoe operator killed by his machine in odd accident

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 30, 2014

A backhoe operator in Phoenix was found dead earlier this week in an accident with little in the way of ...

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

Construction worker killed in roller-compactor rollover in Maryland

Construction worker killed in roller-compactor rollover...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2014

A construction worker involved in a rollover accident while operating a roller-compactor in Sparks, Maryland, last week has died of ...

Construction worker killed after being hit by dump truck on Georgia interstate

Construction worker killed after being hit by dump...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 30, 2014

A construction worker was killed over the weekend in Rockdale, Georgia after being hit by a dump truck. Tristram Harvey, 51, ...

Construction worker dies after fall down flight of stairs in Georgia

Construction worker dies after fall down flight of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 26, 2014

An accident earlier this week in Roswell, Georgia shows how construction workers must remain vigilant about safety even when they're ...

Concrete slab falls from above, crushes construction worker in New York City

Concrete slab falls from above, crushes construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2014

A construction worker was killed at a Midtown Manhattan construction site in New York City Tuesday afternoon when a concrete ...

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform deaths worldwide in first half of 2014

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 22, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation, a non-profit group that promotes the safe use of powered access equipment, has released half-year ...

VIDEO: Guy attempts Ice Bucket Challenge with excavator, bucket knocks him out cold instead

VIDEO: Guy attempts Ice Bucket Challenge with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2014

When we were putting together our original roundup of Ice Bucket Challenge videos, we were surprised at just how many ...

Toxic fumes kill 2 construction workers in tragic Idaho accident

Toxic fumes kill 2 construction workers in tragic Idaho...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

Two construction workers were killed last week while installing a new sewage system for the city of Georgetown, Idaho. According to ...

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after driving into wet concrete

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 29, 2014

An elderly woman caused $10,000 worth of damage when she drove through 50 feet of newly-poured concrete in the 25th Street ...

Construction worker survives after being impaled in chest by power saw blade

Construction worker survives after being impaled in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

While working atop a shopping center in Houston Monday morning, a construction worker was impaled in the chest by the ...

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