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Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in Ohio

Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 28, 2015

A man attempting to pull a piece of equipment out of deep mud in Bennington Township, Ohio, Saturday was killed ...

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of Connecticut bridge

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

An excavator operator escaped a serious machine rollover while working alongside a bridge in Connecticut recently. According to a report from the Record-Journal, ...

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job, faceplants into a hole

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2015

We're not really sure what was going through this crew's mind when they thought this massive piece of rock could ...

After being speared in the head by a huge piece of rebar, this guy probably won’t forget his hard hat again

After being speared in the head by a huge piece of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2015

A Chinese construction worker has somehow survived having a massive piece of rebar becoming lodged in his head. According to the New York Post, ...

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

While working atop a bridge that crosses over Interstate 75 in Cincinnati late Monday night, the structure suddenly collapsed below ...

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near misses from turning into serious accidents

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 20, 2015

For every reported fatal workplace accident there are 29 minor injuries and 300 near misses that go unreported. And anybody ...

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane barrier in Maryland

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 20, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd and tragic accident last week in Maryland when he was killed by ...

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers in New Jersey

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2015

Two construction workers were injured in a scary incident in New Jersey Friday morning when the airplane hangar they were ...

Construction worker crushed by crane near St. Louis

Construction worker crushed by crane near St. Louis

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 13, 2015

A worker near St. Louis was killed Monday in a crane accident. According to a report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 31-year-old ...

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and safety with hefty monthly bonus checks

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 12, 2015

Although still in its early days, a program implemented by J. Pettiecord, Des Moines, Iowa, in September is already having ...

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in construction work zones

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 07, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Worker hit in head by bullet as construction crew is targeted in drive-by shooting in St. Louis

Worker hit in head by bullet as construction crew is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2015

A subcontractor on a parking lot project in St. Louis has pulled out of the job after a drive-by shooting targeted ...

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