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Worker killed in 100-foot fall from scaffolding in Pennsylvania

Worker killed in 100-foot fall from scaffolding in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2015

A worker on a crew performing a brick restoration job in Pennsylvania was killed last week after falling from scaffolding nearly ...

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into toolbox talks, sees huge decrease in worker injuries

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

With one senior vice president saying the program, "has become a team sport," for the company, construction giant Skanska USA's ...

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from scaffolding in Iowa

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Two workers are dead as the result of a fall from scaffolding on an Ames, Iowa jobsite. According to a report ...

Worker killed after backhoe hits service line near Omaha

Worker killed after backhoe hits service line near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2015

A worker near Omaha, Nebraska suffered a fatal electrocution last week during the installation of drainage system. According to reports from ...

Electrician killed in accident on Baylor University jobsite

Electrician killed in accident on Baylor University...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2015

An electrician on a Baylor University jobsite was killed last week in what is believed to have been an elevator ...

Trench collapse kills teenage worker in Kentucky

Trench collapse kills teenage worker in Kentucky

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2015

A sewer line installation near Louisville, Kentucky, turned deadly last week when a trench collapsed atop two workers. According to a ...

Hoist detaches from building killing 1 construction worker, injuring another near Boston

Hoist detaches from building killing 1 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2015

One worker was killed and another injured in a freak hoist accident on a construction site near Boston last week. According ...

Semi truck crash in U.S. 50 paving zone kills West Virginia DOH worker

Semi truck crash in U.S. 50 paving zone kills West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 15, 2015

West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) worker Randall W. Bland, 49, was killed Thursday following a five-vehicle collision in an ...

Worker killed after fall on Missouri jobsite

Worker killed after fall on Missouri jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2015

A construction worker in Missouri died Wednesday after suffering a fall on a roofing job. According to a report from the ...

Oklahoma DOT worker dies after being hit by a vehicle

Oklahoma DOT worker dies after being hit by a vehicle

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 09, 2015

An Oklahoma Department of Transportation worker was killed June 5 after a car drifted into a work zone and struck ...

Worker killed by falling steel beam on New York bridge site

Worker killed by falling steel beam on New York bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

A worker on a paving crew was killed last week when a steel beam came crashing down into a highway ...

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