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Loader operator killed when avalanche of sand floods cab

Loader operator killed when avalanche of sand floods...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

A wheel loader operator near Boston was killed Tuesday when his machine was caught in an avalanche of sand. According to a ...

House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and MSHA

House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 02, 2015

An appropriations subcommittee in the House of Representatives has proposed cuts for both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the ...

Worker killed when saw kicks back during trench work in Connecticut

Worker killed when saw kicks back during trench work in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 02, 2015

A construction worker on a Connecticut jobsite was killed last week during a trench accident involving a saw. According to a ...

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into toolbox talks, sees huge decrease in worker injuries

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

With one senior vice president saying the program, "has become a team sport," for the company, construction giant Skanska USA's ...

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from scaffolding in Iowa

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Two workers are dead as the result of a fall from scaffolding on an Ames, Iowa jobsite. According to a report ...

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 killed after backhoe hits service line near Omaha

Worker killed after backhoe hits service line near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2015

A worker near Omaha, Nebraska suffered a fatal electrocution last week during the installation of drainage system. According to reports from ...

Worker killed by trench collapse in Anchorage

Worker killed by trench collapse in Anchorage

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 23, 2015

A worker was killed last week when a trench collapsed during the excavation of a new road in South Anchorage, ...

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall into Connecticut harbor

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 22, 2015

A worker on a dock project in Connecticut died hours after a mysterious fall into New Haven Harbor last week. According ...

Worker killed in crane accident on Penn State jobsite

Worker killed in crane accident on Penn State jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

A worker on a renovation job on the Penn State University campus was killed Friday while dismantling a crane. According to ...

Electrician killed in accident on Baylor University jobsite

Electrician killed in accident on Baylor University...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2015

An electrician on a Baylor University jobsite was killed last week in what is believed to have been an elevator ...

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