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AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica exposure rule

AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 01, 2016

On March 24, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the final workplace exposure standard for crystalline silica, which will ...

Trailered backhoe overturns during haul, kills driver in California

Trailered backhoe overturns during haul, kills driver...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Mar 23, 2016

A combination of unsafe driving and unpermitted heavy equipment hauling led to the death of a man near Sacramento, California, ...

Road worker killed following dump truck electrocution in S. Carolina

Road worker killed following dump truck electrocution...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 16, 2016

A road worker in South Carolina died after he was electrocuted while loading asphalt into a paver. According to The State, ...

Worker killed after being struck by excavator in NC work zone

Worker killed after being struck by excavator in NC...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 14, 2016

A construction worker died recently after he was struck by the counterweight of an excavator at a highway project in North ...

Falls claim the lives of 3 construction workers in 3 week span

Falls claim the lives of 3 construction workers in 3...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 29, 2016

Three construction workers on separate sites in the northeastern U.S. were killed by falls in a three-week span between mid-January ...

One worker dead, another seriously injured after drunk driver crashes into work zone

One worker dead, another seriously injured after drunk...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 26, 2016

A 21-year-old road worker was killed earlier this month and his coworker was seriously injured after an alleged drunk driver crashed into ...

Five-ton generator falls from crane, killing 2 construction workers in New Jersey

Five-ton generator falls from crane, killing 2...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2016

Two construction workers were killed in a crane accident last week on a New Jersey jobsite when a large generator ...

Michigan road worker killed after being struck by semi while placing signs

Michigan road worker killed after being struck by semi...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 10, 2016

A Michigan road worker was killed and another was injured this week after they were struck and killed by a semi-truck in ...

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...

When it’s a OSHA violation… and when it’s not

When it’s a OSHA violation… and when it’s not

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 20, 2016

Take a look at the photo and see if you can name the OSHA trench safety violations. There’s a man in ...

Aging U.S. workforce carries both benefits and liabilities for construction companies

Aging U.S. workforce carries both benefits and...

Posted by Jill Odom on Jan 20, 2016

Many factors have caused older workers to remain on the job longer and the trend is only expected to increase. ...

Man dies in Illinois construction zone crash

Man dies in Illinois construction zone crash

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

A man in Illinois died over the weekend after he hit a semi truck trailer parked in a road construction ...

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