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NRMCA launches online safety series for mixer truck drivers

NRMCA launches online safety series for mixer truck...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 06, 2014

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is ensuring training for mixer truck drivers is easier than ever by launching a ...

Construction worker killed by fall down elevator shaft in New York City

Construction worker killed by fall down elevator shaft...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2014

A construction worker was killed and another was injured this morning after falling down an elevator shaft in the Sunnyside ...

2 construction workers killed in Arkansas logging truck wreck

2 construction workers killed in Arkansas logging truck...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

Two construction workers on a bridge construction site died Tuesday in a sudden logging truck accident in Clinton, Arkansas. According to a ...

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker deaths and injuries since its inception (INFOGRAPHIC)

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law in 1970, bringing about OSHA. And though the agency gets ...

Construction worker killed by backhoe in Connecticut trench accident

Construction worker killed by backhoe in Connecticut...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2014

A construction worker in Windsor, Connecticut was killed Friday in a tragic trench accident. Danny King, 51, was working inside a ...

Woman hit by flying buzzsaw in New York City construction accident (VIDEO)

Woman hit by flying buzzsaw in New York City...

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

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special...

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

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to...

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

Gimme shelter: Jobsite chaplains there for construction...

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 ...

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