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Construction worker killed by fall at Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama

Construction worker killed by fall at Mercedes-Benz...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2015

A worker on a crew building a new facility at an Alabama Mercedes-Benz plant fell to his death Wednesday. According to ...

Worker killed by 40-foot fall following crane accident at Boston’s Logan Airport

Worker killed by 40-foot fall following crane accident...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2015

Update: The Boston Globe reports the worker, 54-year-old Lawrence O'Leary, has died from his injuries. O'Leary passed on July 25, more than ...

House falls from jack onto construction worker in San Antonio

House falls from jack onto construction worker in San...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 22, 2015

A worker in San Antonio somehow survived a horrific accident last week when the house he was working beneath fell ...

Contractor killed by falling materials on North Carolina jobsite

Contractor killed by falling materials on North...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2015

The owner of a construction business who also served as the mayor of his small North Carolina town was killed ...

Worker killed after being trapped inside burning tractor trailer

Worker killed after being trapped inside burning...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2015

A tragic accidental fire claimed the life of a construction worker in North Carolina recently as he unloaded a truck. According ...

Worker killed in boom lift accident in Winston-Salem

Worker killed in boom lift accident in Winston-Salem

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 13, 2015

A worker in Winston-Salem was killed last week in an accident involving a boom lift. According to a report from the Winston-Salem ...

Trench collapse kills worker on gas station project in Texas

Trench collapse kills worker on gas station project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2015

A worker on a crew building a new location for the Allsups chain of gas stations and convenience stores was ...

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 ...

Worker killed when rebar falls 130 feet, strikes him in the head

Worker killed when rebar falls 130 feet, strikes him in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 06, 2015

A large piece of rebar fell from a crane on a Lincoln, Nebraska jobsite, killing a construction worker on the ...

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 ...

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