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Swarm of bees attacks construction crew in California, killing one worker

Swarm of bees attacks construction crew in California,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2015

While prepping a site for a paving job in Riverside, California, earlier this week, a construction crew was swarmed and ...

Trench accident drowns worker in Massachusetts

Trench accident drowns worker in Massachusetts

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2015

A construction worker on a sewer line replacement in a Massachusetts town was killed Friday in a trench accident. According to ...

VIDEO: AEM reminds industry “Everyone has a part to play” in under ground utility safety

VIDEO: AEM reminds industry “Everyone has a part...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 30, 2015

  The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says “Everyone has a part to play” to help ensure underground utility safety and damage ...

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 ...

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