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Excavator operator killed after machine becomes submerged in pond on Houston jobsite

Excavator operator killed after machine becomes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2015

An excavator operator was killed on a jobsite near Houston last week when his machine sunk in a retention pond. According ...

Dallas now requiring contractors to give workers heat breaks

Dallas now requiring contractors to give workers heat...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2015

The Dallas City Council last week passed a measure that requires contractors working in the city limits to give workers ...

2 men crushed to death in seperate heavy equipment accidents in Texas and Alaska

2 men crushed to death in seperate heavy equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2015

Heavy equipment accidents led to the deaths of two men in the last month. According to a report from KXAN TV, ...

Flagger suffers serious head injuries when struck by SUV in Washington work zone

Flagger suffers serious head injuries when struck by...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 17, 2015

A flagger guiding traffic on a Washington state road was hospitalized with severe head injuries after being hit by an SUV. According to ...

5 construction workers die from falls in 4-week span

5 construction workers die from falls in 4-week span

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2015

Five workers have died from falls on construction projects around the U.S. in the last month. According to a report from ...

Dozer operator dies after being impaled by tree limb in Wisconsin

Dozer operator dies after being impaled by tree limb in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2015

A bulldozer operator in Wisconsin was killed last month when he was impaled by a tree limb. According to a report ...

OSHA opens investigation after Missouri contractor fails to report roofer’s death

OSHA opens investigation after Missouri contractor...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2015

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration last month opened an investigation into an unreported fall that killed a worker ...

NYC construction deaths surging due to “overwhelmed” regulators, Times investigative report finds

NYC construction deaths surging due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 07, 2015

An investigative report from the New York Times has found that the number of construction workers killed on the job in ...

Motor grader operator killed when machine is hit by train in Oklahoma

Motor grader operator killed when machine is hit by...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 04, 2015

A worker for Nowata County in Oklahoma died Wednesday after the motor grader he was operating was hit by a train. The ...

Drunk driver wrecks into Oregon construction zone, nearly falls into pit with active gas line

Drunk driver wrecks into Oregon construction zone,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 02, 2015

A drunk driver in Oregon barely avoided a potential disaster after he crashed into a construction site and found himself ...

Worker dies following trench collapse in Michigan

Worker dies following trench collapse in Michigan

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 01, 2015

A worker died due to injuries suffered in a trench collapse earlier this month on a Michigan jobsite. According to a report ...

Trench collapse claims life of Wisconsin worker

Trench collapse claims life of Wisconsin worker

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 30, 2015

A Wisconsin worker was killed in a trench collapse earlier this month in a tragic accident that occurred while working ...

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