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OSHA rejects Arizona’s fall safety standards

OSHA rejects Arizona’s fall safety standards

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has rejected fall safety standards crafted by the Arizona state legislature. Residential construction ...

Worker killed in equipment accident near Milwaukee

Worker killed in equipment accident near Milwaukee

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

A construction worker part of a crew working on Milwaukee's Zoo Interchange project along Interstate 94 was killed over the ...

Worker rescued from 20-foot trench after being buried chest deep in concrete in San Antonio

Worker rescued from 20-foot trench after being buried...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

A construction worker in San Antonio survived a brush with death Monday night after he became buried chest deep in ...

VIDEO: Construction worker survives being run over by truck in Oregon parking lot

VIDEO: Construction worker survives being run over by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

When you hear what construction worker Travis Roberts survived while on the job last week in Oregon, you'll be surprised. But ...

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of Connecticut bridge

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

An excavator operator escaped a serious machine rollover while working alongside a bridge in Connecticut recently. According to a report from the Record-Journal, ...

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane barrier in Maryland

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 20, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd and tragic accident last week in Maryland when he was killed by ...

Cat dealer Cashman Equipment installing camera-based system that monitors an operator’s fatigue

Cat dealer Cashman Equipment installing camera-based...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 10, 2014

Las Vegas-based Caterpillar dealer Cashman Equipment has now made available a fatigue monitoring system for heavy equipment operators. Initially rolled out ...

Construction worker survives crane collapsing on top of him thanks to safety emergency plan

Construction worker survives crane collapsing on top of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2014

Some careful safety planning by a contractor's safety manager was key in saving the life of a construction worker at ...

Deck collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures another in Boston

Deck collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

One construction worker was killed and one more was injured Tuesday morning when a third story deck the men were ...

Concrete worker run over and killed by pickup on Delaware jobsite

Concrete worker run over and killed by pickup on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 05, 2014

A construction worker in Delaware was killed last week after he was hit by a pickup truck on the jobsite. The ...

Death of road construction worker in hit and run leads South Carolina law enforcement to beef up patrols near work zones

Death of road construction worker in hit and run leads...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2014

Sheriff's deputies and the South Carolina Highway Patrol have decided to increase their presence near road construction work zones in ...

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

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