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Bridge collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures 4 others in North Carolina

Bridge collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures 4...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 17, 2014

A pedestrian bridge being built as part of a community college campus expansion in Raleigh, North Carolina, collapsed Thursday morning, ...

Wall collapses claim the lives of 2 more construction workers on jobsites near New York City, Cleveland

Wall collapses claim the lives of 2 more construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2014

Construction workers on jobsites in Long Island, New York, and Avon Lake, Ohio, were killed this week by wall collapses. On ...

Equipment strikes, kills Rhode Island construction worker in trench

Equipment strikes, kills Rhode Island construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

A worker installing natural gas lines in Warwick, Rhode Island was killed Wednesday when he was struck in some way ...

With demolition deaths on the rise, make sure your crew is safe with these 4 safety tips

With demolition deaths on the rise, make sure your crew...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 12, 2014

Over the past couple of years, demolition accidents have been on the rise. The uptick started in the summer of ...

Wall collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures 3 others in Idaho

Wall collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures 3...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

One worker is dead and three others were injured in Sun Valley, Idaho, after the supporting wall of a townhouse ...

Excavator operator drowns after machine slides into Iowa lake

Excavator operator drowns after machine slides into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2014

A worker operating an excavator on the bank of a lake in Iowa drowned last week after his machine slid ...

Construction worker killed after garbage truck rams into back of pickup, knocking it off of New Orleans bridge

Construction worker killed after garbage truck rams...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 10, 2014

As a road construction crew worked last week along the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in New Orleans, a garbage truck barreled ...

Construction worker killed after being backed over by dump truck in Maine

Construction worker killed after being backed over by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

A construction worker in Maine was killed earlier this week when he was backed over by a dump truck. According to ...

Tape measure falls 50 stories, kills worker on New Jersey construction site

Tape measure falls 50 stories, kills worker on New...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

A freak accident claimed the life of a construction worker in New Jersey earlier this week, illustrating the dangers of ...

Brick facade collapses, kills worker, injures 2 others employed by unlicensed contractor in Chicago

Brick facade collapses, kills worker, injures 2 others...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2014

One worker is dead and two others were injured in Chicago last week when the brick facade of a building ...

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench collapse in Michigan

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2014

Police near Detroit were nearly able to save a contractor from a collapsed trench before the trench collapsed again, killing ...

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

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