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Construction worker killed in trench collapse during utility install in New Jersey

Construction worker killed in trench collapse during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2015

While installing a drainage line around a home under construction in Franklin, New Jersey, a trench collapsed burying and killing ...

OSHA updates its required “Job Safety and Health” poster; download it here

OSHA updates its required “Job Safety and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2015

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration has made available the newest version of Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law, ...

Group of construction firms launches second-annual Safety Week

Group of construction firms launches second-annual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 04, 2015

In an effort to increase awareness for heightened and daily attention to safety precautions in the construction industry, a group of ...

Worker killed in second-story fall from California casino jobsite

Worker killed in second-story fall from California...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2015

A worker was killed Wednesday afternoon after falling two stories at a casino construction site in Santa Ynez, California. According to a ...

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

On Tuesday, thousands gathered in services across the country as part of the annual Workers Memorial Day remembrance. The day ...

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway workers

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

3M donated $20,000 to fund scholarships for the children of roadway workers killed or permanently injured on the job. The company ...

Boom failure crushes and kills crane truck operator in NYC

Boom failure crushes and kills crane truck operator in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2015

  A hydraulic failure on a truck crane took the life of a construction worker in New York City Friday. According to ...

Construction firms donate $1 million to establish high-tech construction safety lab at Oregon State University

Construction firms donate $1 million to establish...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 21, 2015

Two North Dakota construction firms have donated a large grant in order to help establish the premier laboratory in the U.S. ...

Carpenter killed in 80-foot fall on Philadelphia jobsite

Carpenter killed in 80-foot fall on Philadelphia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

While working on a high-rise project in Philadelphia's University City neighborhood, a worker fell to his death Friday According to a ...

Worker dies after being electrocuted on jobsite near Philadelphia

Worker dies after being electrocuted on jobsite near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 17, 2015

Two days after suffering a massive electric shock while on the job near Philadelphia, a construction worker died from his injuries ...

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker in California work zone

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

While working a highway job near San Francisco Wednesday, a construction worker was crushed and killed by a large pipe. According ...

Wheel loader operator killed while attempting to free stuck concrete truck in Nebraska

Wheel loader operator killed while attempting to free...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

A construction worker was killed in Nebraska over the weekend while attempting to free a concrete truck that had gotten ...

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