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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 ...

ASCC releases concrete safety orientation video in Spanish

ASCC releases concrete safety orientation video in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 23, 2014

The American Society of Concrete Contractors has released a Spanish version of the Concrete Employee Safety Orientation DVD. Designed for concrete ...

How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed construction crew

How to stay safe while working with a small or...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 07, 2014

One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether construction ...

Construction worker killed in roller-compactor rollover in Maryland

Construction worker killed in roller-compactor rollover...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2014

A construction worker involved in a rollover accident while operating a roller-compactor in Sparks, Maryland, last week has died of ...

Update your construction company’s safety plan to protect temporary workers

Update your construction company’s safety plan to...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 02, 2014

So, your safety plan is up to date, you conduct frequent, targeted training and your workers have bought into and ...

Construction worker killed after being hit by dump truck on Georgia interstate

Construction worker killed after being hit by dump...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 30, 2014

A construction worker was killed over the weekend in Rockdale, Georgia after being hit by a dump truck. Tristram Harvey, 51, ...

Equipment operator killed after bulldozer flips, pins him underneath in Tennessee

Equipment operator killed after bulldozer flips, pins...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2014

A construction worker was killed in an accident south of Nashville Tuesday afternoon when a bulldozer flipped on top of ...

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 25, 2014

The Associated General Contractors of America will put $135,000 in grant money to good use in 2015, using the funds ...

Fashion show goes on despite construction worker’s 30-foot fall through roof

Fashion show goes on despite construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2014

As models strutted down a runway during a fashion show in London earlier this week, a construction worker tumbled through ...

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