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Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident in New York City

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

As a crew unloaded steel joists from a truck at a Brooklyn jobsite Tuesday afternoon, four of the beams toppled ...

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down to 2 weeks, announces 2015 dates

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the dates of its second annual Safety Stand-Down for construction fall prevention. Citing ...

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

A construction worker in Madison, Wisconsin, was killed Friday morning after a wall collapsed on top of him. According to a report ...

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

Construction worker shot and killed in Houston jobsite robbery

Construction worker shot and killed in Houston jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2015

Another construction jobsite robbery in Houston erupted in gunfire Tuesday, this time ending with the death of a worker. According to a ...

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

A construction worker in southwest Alabama was killed Friday morning in a work zone crash. According to a report from the ...

Backhoe strikes and kills worker in Texas

Backhoe strikes and kills worker in Texas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2015

A construction worker in Texarkana was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a backhoe. According to a report from the Texarkana Gazette, ...

Worker killed after lift pins him to roof beam in Illinois

Worker killed after lift pins him to roof beam in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd accident in Wilmington, Illinois, last week when he was pinned to a ...

Worker killed after piece of crane fell on top of him on Chicago jobsite

Worker killed after piece of crane fell on top of him...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

  Construction workers on a jobsite in Chicago's Gold Coast found a co-worker Friday afternoon that had become pinned by part ...

One worker dead, another injured after wall collapses into scissor lift in Texas

One worker dead, another injured after wall collapses...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2015

One construction worker is dead and another received minor injuries while doing demolition work atop a scissor lift in Midland, Texas. According ...

Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in Ohio

Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 28, 2015

A man attempting to pull a piece of equipment out of deep mud in Bennington Township, Ohio, Saturday was killed ...

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

While working atop a bridge that crosses over Interstate 75 in Cincinnati late Monday night, the structure suddenly collapsed below ...

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