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Mini excavator falls into trench, pins worker inside on Md. jobsite
A construction worker in Maryland's Montgomery County was rescued from a trench Saturday after a mini excavator fell into the trench, ...
USDOL launches tech competition to improve worker hearing safety
The U.S. Department of Labor recently launched the "Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge," a competition that it hopes ...
Steel a lighter, bend-not-break alternative to concrete work zone barriers (VIDEO)
At nearly four times the cost, steel barriers are nowhere near as prevalent as the traditional concrete barrier seen protecting ...
Florida road construction worker killed by sweeper truck
On Friday, May 13, a 69-year-old road construction worker was killed when he was run over by a sweeper truck on a job site ...
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Construction No. 2 industry for hearing loss, study says
A study spanning a decade and incorporating hearing tests of more than 1.4 million American workers found that construction accounted ...
AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica exposure rule
On March 24, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the final workplace exposure standard for crystalline silica, which will ...
Construction worker survives being hit by car that “flew” off Tenn. highway
A man performing work inside a Highway 27 work zone in Tennessee is lucky to be alive after being hit ...
Road worker killed following dump truck electrocution in S. Carolina
A road worker in South Carolina died after he was electrocuted while loading asphalt into a paver. According to The State, ...
Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job
A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...
Contractor killed when wall previously investiagated by OSHA collapses at Ford plant in Chicago
A contractor was killed and an automotive worker was seriously injured when a wall collapsed at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant ...
Safety Week Lesson 6: 3 quick safety breaks each day ups awareness, slashes incidents
Although there were no injuries, excessive equipment damage and rising safety incidents had begun to take away from the bottom ...
Safety Week Lesson 5: Complacency on articulated dump truck rollovers gets a rude awakening
Articulated trucks, because of their design and the uneven terrain they work in, have a habit of rolling over. Don ...
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VIDEO: Crews demo century-old Virginia St. Bridge, construct and move new one into place (Time-lapse)
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Hoping to impress ‘low-spec’ skeptics, LiuGong steps up its game with ...
by Tom Jackson
How Volvo CE is engineering a quarry run by electric loaders ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year; Umpleby tapped as ...
by Wayne Grayson
Caterpillar intros M315F, M317F wheeled excavators with tool carrier, compact radius ...
by Wayne Grayson
Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of ...
by Tom Jackson