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Carpenter killed in 80-foot fall on Philadelphia jobsite

Carpenter killed in 80-foot fall on Philadelphia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

While working on a high-rise project in Philadelphia's University City neighborhood, a worker fell to his death Friday According to a ...

Worker killed in fall on Florida jobsite

Worker killed in fall on Florida jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2015

A construction worker on a jobsite for an assisted living facility being built in Florida was killed in a fall ...

Worker killed in 6-story fall on New York City jobsite

Worker killed in 6-story fall on New York City jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

While working on a jobsite in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brighton Beach in New York City, a construction worker was ...

Painter killed after fall from telehandler on jobsite near San Antonio

Painter killed after fall from telehandler on jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2015

A painter working from a platform on a jobsite near San Antonio died Tuesday, succumbing to injuries from a fall. According ...

Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

Following a fall from a ladder suffered while working on a major home renovation on New York City's Upper East ...

Three workers killed in mast climber collapse on North Carolina jobsite

Three workers killed in mast climber collapse on North...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

Three construction workers were killed Monday morning when a mobile scaffolding platform ripped away from the side of an office ...

Worker dies after 11-foot fall in Arkansas

Worker dies after 11-foot fall in Arkansas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2015

A construction worker was killed Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock, Arkansas, following a fall from only 11 feet. According to a ...

Worker dies after 60-foot fall from Seattle’s Highway 520 bridge replacement project

Worker dies after 60-foot fall from Seattle’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2015

While working high above Lake Washington Thursday afternoon, a worker on Seattle's Highway 520 bridge replacement project fell some 60 ...

Worker survives being impaled on rebar after 15-foot fall on Massachusetts jobsite

Worker survives being impaled on rebar after 15-foot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 09, 2015

It took rescue workers and firefighters more than an hour to free a construction worker in southeast Massachusetts who had ...

67-year-old worker survives 25-foot dive into pit and the piece of metal that fell on top of him

67-year-old worker survives 25-foot dive into pit and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2015

Anyone able to keep up with the rigors of construction work while closing in on 70 must be doing something right. And ...

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 survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special extraction by Colorado firefighters

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2015

A team of firefighters in northern Colorado engineered a "technical rescue" after a construction worker survived a 30-foot fall earlier ...

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