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AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica exposure rule

AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 01, 2016

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

Construction worker survives being hit by car that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2016

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

Road worker killed following dump truck electrocution...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 16, 2016

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

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

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

Contractor killed when wall previously investiagated by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2016

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

Safety Week Lesson 6: 3 quick safety breaks each day...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 04, 2016

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

Safety Week Lesson 5: Complacency on articulated dump...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 01, 2016

Articulated trucks, because of their design and the uneven terrain they work in, have a habit of rolling over. Don ...

Safety Week Lesson 4: Equipment mods cut rate of slips, trips and falls

Safety Week Lesson 4: Equipment mods cut rate of slips,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 31, 2015

Falls from equipment are the number-one source of injuries in the heavy construction arena. Traylor Bros. wanted to do something ...

Safety Week Lesson 3: Driver’s tip leads to lighting overhaul of yard

Safety Week Lesson 3: Driver’s tip leads to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 30, 2015

Zero-dark thirty is a time of day all too familiar to construction workers. And at Schlouch Inc., when the day ...

Safety Week Lesson 2: Information campaign stops frozen air horn danger

Safety Week Lesson 2: Information campaign stops frozen...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 29, 2015

At Traylor Bros., Jason Ruggles, shop manager, heard that in winter truck drivers were putting frozen air horns on the ...

Safety Week Lesson 1: RFID card reader prevents unauthorized machine access

Safety Week Lesson 1: RFID card reader prevents...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 28, 2015

Tim Truex, midsize equipment and electrical manager for Kokosing Construction wanted a way to prevent unauthorized operators from starting equipment, ...

Construction Safety Week: 6 lessons from the real world

Construction Safety Week: 6 lessons from the real world

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 28, 2015

Are your guys bored with safety talks? Do the topics seem stale, obvious or theoretical? Since it's the end of the ...

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