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

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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 ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

Wyoming construction leaders partner with state agencies to form safety alliance

Wyoming construction leaders partner with state...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

Hoping to shed its reputation for being a dangerous state to work in, Wyoming state agencies have partnered with construction ...

“Netflix model” for online construction safety training makes implementing programs a no-brainer

“Netflix model” for online construction safety...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 02, 2014

Efforts to reduce construction accidents and injuries are slowly but surely having an effect, as each year OSHA’s tally of ...

Three-alarm fire destroys historic building in Des Moines undergoing renovation (VIDEO)

Three-alarm fire destroys historic building in Des...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

For the third time in less than a month, a large fire has destroyed a building where construction was in ...

Aim is admirable, but OSHA’s proposed silica rule has 3 fatal flaws

Aim is admirable, but OSHA’s proposed silica rule...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Mar 24, 2014

Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began its public hearings on a proposed update to its 40-year-old ...

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate proper technique

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 18, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation and National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators again teamed up at ConExpo-Con/Agg, this ...

VIDEO: 5-alarm fire engulfs San Francisco construction site, burns through the night

VIDEO: 5-alarm fire engulfs San Francisco construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2014

A six-story apartment complex under construction in San Francisco was engulfed in flames Tuesday afternoon and burned throughout the night, ...

More than Tailgate Talks: Creating a safety culture in construction requires proactive, not reactive, judgment

More than Tailgate Talks: Creating a safety culture in...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

Three people a day don't go home alive in the construction industry. Nine people a day lose their lives due ...

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