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Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident in New York City

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

As a crew unloaded steel joists from a truck at a Brooklyn jobsite Tuesday afternoon, four of the beams toppled ...

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 killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

A construction worker in Madison, Wisconsin, was killed Friday morning after a wall collapsed on top of him. According to a report ...

Cold weather makes you dumb and that’s a serious safety concern for people who work in construction

Cold weather makes you dumb and that’s a serious...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 20, 2015

Every year about this time we're bombarded with advice about how to dress warm—layers and all that. Articles about avoiding ...

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

Worker rescued from 20-foot trench after being buried chest deep in concrete in San Antonio

Worker rescued from 20-foot trench after being buried...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

A construction worker in San Antonio survived a brush with death Monday night after he became buried chest deep in ...

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 ...

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

Backhoe strikes and kills worker in Texas

Backhoe strikes and kills worker in Texas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2015

A construction worker in Texarkana was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a backhoe. According to a report from the Texarkana Gazette, ...

Worker killed after lift pins him to roof beam in Illinois

Worker killed after lift pins him to roof beam in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd accident in Wilmington, Illinois, last week when he was pinned to a ...

Worker killed after piece of crane fell on top of him on Chicago jobsite

Worker killed after piece of crane fell on top of him...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

  Construction workers on a jobsite in Chicago's Gold Coast found a co-worker Friday afternoon that had become pinned by part ...

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 ...

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