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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 ...

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 ...

Construction worker survives fall into 40-foot trench near Los Angeles

Construction worker survives fall into 40-foot trench...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

A construction worker was rescued by firefighters after falling into a 40-foot trench near Los Angeles on Monday. According to a ...

Construction worker dies after roof collapses beneath him in Michigan

Construction worker dies after roof collapses beneath...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 12, 2014

A construction worker was killed Wednesday in Churchill Township, Michigan, after falling through the roof of the building he was ...

Sand breaks construction worker’s 60-foot fall from scaffolding in Florida

Sand breaks construction worker’s 60-foot fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2014

Florida is known for its white sandy beaches, and one construction worker will likely look at that sand with a ...

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