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Snooper truck overturns on I-84 on-ramp, crushes bridge inspector in Connecticut

Snooper truck overturns on I-84 on-ramp, crushes bridge...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 28, 2015

A bridge inspector for the Connecticut Department of Transportation died Wednesday after his snooper truck tipped over on an interstate ...

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during road-widening project in Arizona

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 28, 2015

One worker was killed and another was critically injured August 21 in Arizona when a wall collapsed atop them during the demolition of a building for ...

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York bridge project

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York construction worker drowned Monday after the boat he was doing bridge work in tipped over. According to the Democrat and ...

Worker struck and killed by dump truck inside Massachusetts work zone

Worker struck and killed by dump truck inside...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2015

A construction worker was struck and killed along a Massachusetts highway early Wednesday. According to a report from MassLive.com, the unidentified ...

Interactive map of workplace deaths a stark reminder of construction’s dangers

Interactive map of workplace deaths a stark reminder of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2015

An interactive map that seeks to plot out all available reports of workplace deaths in the U.S. during 2014 offers a ...

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

On Tuesday, thousands gathered in services across the country as part of the annual Workers Memorial Day remembrance. The day ...

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in construction work zones

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 07, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

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 ...

Construction worker killed by backhoe in Connecticut trench accident

Construction worker killed by backhoe in Connecticut...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2014

A construction worker in Windsor, Connecticut was killed Friday in a tragic trench accident. Danny King, 51, was working inside a ...

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 ...

5 safety tips for avoiding caught-in/between accidents

5 safety tips for avoiding caught-in/between accidents

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 30, 2013

According to OSHA, caught-in hazards collectively are one of the four deadliest dangers found on a construction site. Although it ...

Utah leads U.S. in decline of construction deaths, D.C. tops list of injury declines

Utah leads U.S. in decline of construction deaths, D.C....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2013

Construction deaths declined at a faster rate in Utah between 2008 and 2011 than in any other state, according to ...

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