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Indiana DOT installing new signage to raise awareness for safer driving in work zones (VIDEO)

Indiana DOT installing new signage to raise awareness...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 27, 2015

The Indiana Department of Transportation has teamed up with the Road Construction Awareness Corporation to install new signs on interstate ...

Forklift accident claims life of teenage construction worker on Bong Bridge

Forklift accident claims life of teenage construction...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 23, 2015

An 18-year-old Wisconsin construction worker died Monday following a forklift accident on the Bong Bridge, which connects Wisconsin and Minnesota. The Duluth ...

Worker struck and killed by dump truck in Tampa work zone

Worker struck and killed by dump truck in Tampa work...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 16, 2015

A construction worker doing pavement work died last week after he was hit by a dump truck. According to WFLA, 26-year-old ...

Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between concrete workers started by muddy shoes

Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 06, 2015

  With the dangers of heavy equipment, falling materials and gunfire well documented on construction sites, the last thing workers need ...

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7 workers

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2015

While working on a concrete pour at a jobsite in Los Angeles Wednesday evening, the floor the crew was standing ...

Unventilated use of equipment on indoor site poisons 11 workers with high level of carbon monoxide

Unventilated use of equipment on indoor site poisons 11...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2015

A large group of a crew working in Maryland was rushed to the hospital earlier this week after an extremely high amount of ...

Worker hit in head by bullet as construction crew is targeted in drive-by shooting in St. Louis

Worker hit in head by bullet as construction crew is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2015

A subcontractor on a parking lot project in St. Louis has pulled out of the job after a drive-by shooting targeted ...

Construction worker killed following semi truck crash into Ohio work zone

Construction worker killed following semi truck crash...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 14, 2014

A construction worker who was badly injured in a work zone crash has died nearly a month after the accident. According ...

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings in Michigan and NYC

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

As temperatures have soared on jobsites across the U.S., so too, apparently, have tempers. Nearly two weeks ago, a construction worker ...

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s National Fall Safety Stand Down week

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 05, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are estimated to be taking part in the Occupational ...

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker deaths and injuries since its inception (INFOGRAPHIC)

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law in 1970, bringing about OSHA. And though the agency gets ...

Construction worker injured when head is pinned between lift and steel beam at Daytona International Speedway

Construction worker injured when head is pinned between...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2014

A construction worker operating a scissor lift as part of the renovations taking place at the Daytona International Speedway suffered ...

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