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Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2014

A three-foot buzzsaw blade became detached on a New York City road construction site Tuesday and went airborne, eventually hitting ...

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special inspections across San Francisco construction sites

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2014

In a span of just four days, May 18-May 21, four construction workers died on San Francisco-area construction sites, prompting ...

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to keeping construction crews safe from those harmful rays

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2014

As the construction season rolls on, the workload isn’t the only thing that increases. The amount of hours crews put into ...

3 steps to establishing constant communication between workers for a safer construction jobsite

3 steps to establishing constant communication between...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 20, 2014

There’s a lot of safety buzz going on lately. More than 30 construction firms just wrapped up the first annual ...

Gimme shelter: Jobsite chaplains there for construction workers in troubled times

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 15, 2014

Review the news we’ve reported in just the past two weeks, and you get an idea of how stressful jobsites ...

How to develop a custom safety program at your construction company

How to develop a custom safety program at your...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 05, 2014

There are many small contractors out there looking for safety training information on a daily basis, which leads one to ...

Jobsite shootout erupts in Texas when foreman returns fire from disgruntled construction worker

Jobsite shootout erupts in Texas when foreman returns...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2014

Police in Austin, Texas say a man recently fired from a construction project returned to the jobsite Wednesday and opened ...

Worker killed after falling into water-filled pit at Ohio bridge construction site

Worker killed after falling into water-filled pit at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2014

A construction worker was killed last week in a strange and tragic accident at a bridge construction site near Proctorville, ...

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in upcoming National Safety Stand-Down

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 23, 2014

While Equipment World covers a range of topics in our online and print safety articles, one area I like to ...

Construction worker dies after 10-story fall from NYC roof

Construction worker dies after 10-story fall from NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

A construction worker died Monday afternoon after falling 10 stories in New York City. The man was working on the roof ...

Keeping your cool: 3 tips to avoiding heat stress on the jobsite

Keeping your cool: 3 tips to avoiding heat stress on...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 15, 2014

With the long deep freezes all around the country this winter, most of us have been looking forward to lots ...

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