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Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking a chunk out of each (PHOTOS)

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

While being hauled by a truck traveling through Thurston County, Washington, last week, an excavator's boom collided with five different ...

Concrete beam collapse kills construction worker, injures 2 others at Ft. Lauderdale jobsite

Concrete beam collapse kills construction worker,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

A massive concrete beam collapsed at a jobsite in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Monday, killing one construction worker and injuring two ...

Chicago construction worker killed when drunk driver crashes through work zone and into a paver

Chicago construction worker killed when drunk driver...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 23, 2014

A construction worker in Chicago was killed early Saturday morning and several others were injured when a minivan drove through ...

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

Earlier this week, a construction worker at a jobsite in the Queens borough of New York City was killed when ...

Chicago construction worker dies after fall through roof

Chicago construction worker dies after fall through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

A worker with a roofing company died over the weekend after a fall through a Chicago building. While working on the ...

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from crane near San Francisco

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2014

Two men working on a bridge construction site near San Francisco died Friday morning after falling 80 feet from a ...

Woman hit by flying buzzsaw in New York City construction accident (VIDEO)

Woman hit by flying buzzsaw in New York City...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2014

A three-foot buzzsaw blade became detached on a New York City road construction site Tuesday and went airborne, eventually hitting ...

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special inspections across San Francisco construction sites

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2014

In a span of just four days, May 18-May 21, four construction workers died on San Francisco-area construction sites, prompting ...

Construction worker killed by falling rebar in San Diego

Construction worker killed by falling rebar in San...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2014

A construction worker preparing to pour concrete forms at a rental car center near the San Diego International Aiport was ...

Work zone crash on I-69 in Indiana kills 2 construction workers

Work zone crash on I-69 in Indiana kills 2 construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 12, 2014

Two highway construction workers died Friday morning in a work zone crash on Interstate 69 in Fishers, Indiana, WANE TV reports. According to ...

Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy education system to blame for the recent uptick in construction accidents?

Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 09, 2014

Lately there's been a rash of fires, collapses and accidents at projects "under construction," all over the country. Here are ...

Floor addition under construction collapses from top of mall in Minneapolis

Floor addition under construction collapses from top of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2014

The collapse of a third-floor addition under construction at a mall in Minneapolis to the sidewalk below resulted in no ...

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