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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 ...

Texas road worker killed after being struck in hit and run

Texas road worker killed after being struck in hit and...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

A road worker in Texas died Tuesday after he was struck by a possibly drunk driver that then fled the scene. According ...

Worker killed by carbon monoxide poisoning near Baltimore

Worker killed by carbon monoxide poisoning near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 11, 2016

A construction worker in Maryland was found dead last month from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. According to a report from CBS Baltimore, ...

Worker dies after being backed over by dump truck on Minnesota jobsite

Worker dies after being backed over by dump truck on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

A construction worker was killed last month in a back over accident involving a dump truck. According to a report from ...

Contractor killed when wall previously investiagated by OSHA collapses at Ford plant in Chicago

Contractor killed when wall previously investiagated by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2016

A contractor was killed and an automotive worker was seriously injured when a wall collapsed at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant ...

Worker survives being hit, pinned by 600-pound chunk of concrete

Worker survives being hit, pinned by 600-pound chunk of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 04, 2016

A construction worker was fortunate to survive a scary accident during a remodeling job in Massachusetts last month. According to a report ...

Safety Week Lesson 6: 3 quick safety breaks each day ups awareness, slashes incidents

Safety Week Lesson 6: 3 quick safety breaks each day...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 04, 2016

Although there were no injuries, excessive equipment damage and rising safety incidents had begun to take away from the bottom ...

Safety Week Lesson 5: Complacency on articulated dump truck rollovers gets a rude awakening

Safety Week Lesson 5: Complacency on articulated dump...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 01, 2016

Articulated trucks, because of their design and the uneven terrain they work in, have a habit of rolling over. Don ...

Safety Week Lesson 4: Equipment mods cut rate of slips, trips and falls

Safety Week Lesson 4: Equipment mods cut rate of slips,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 31, 2015

Falls from equipment are the number-one source of injuries in the heavy construction arena. Traylor Bros. wanted to do something ...

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