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VIDEO: Roofer busts out gravity-defying samba breakdance; somehow doesn’t break his neck

VIDEO: Roofer busts out gravity-defying samba...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 02, 2014

As the video below attests, music can be a very powerful force. So powerful that despite the fact he was working ...

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after crane comes in contact with power line

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 29, 2014

In what investigators are calling a "freak accident," a young construction worker was killed earlier this week after being electrocuted ...

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings in Michigan and NYC

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

As temperatures have soared on jobsites across the U.S., so too, apparently, have tempers. Nearly two weeks ago, a construction worker ...

Construction worker killed by utility line electrocution on jobsite near Seattle

Construction worker killed by utility line...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2014

A construction worker was killed Wednesday afternoon after he was electrocuted while working on a hospital expansion in Edmonds, Washington. According ...

Construction worker stabs and kills coworker in South Carolina department store

Construction worker stabs and kills coworker in South...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2014

Authorities near Charleston, South Carolina have arrested a man they say stabbed and killed a coworker while they were renovating ...

Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on Texas jobsites

Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

Over the weekend, the Dallas Morning News released a bombshell of a report on workplace deaths in Texas as compared to ...

Seattle may require construction companies to hire local workers

Seattle may require construction companies to hire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 13, 2014

The Seattle City Council is mulling over creating an ordinance that would require construction companies contracted by the city to ...

Workforce development program gives teens a small paid job with classroom time; could be model for construction industry

Workforce development program gives teens a small paid...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 11, 2014

The Wall Street Journal had an interesting article Thursday describing how a wire factory in Georgia employed high school kids ...

PPE: Don’t let the summer heat entice workers on your jobsite to ditch their safety gear

PPE: Don’t let the summer heat entice workers on your...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 01, 2014

During the intense heat of the summer, it’s hard to stay cool when working outside. That’s why it’s tempting for ...

Hard work, soft touch: 3 steps to becoming an effective, modern construction company leader

Hard work, soft touch: 3 steps to becoming an...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 17, 2014

As anyone who has ever owned a business can tell you, being in charge and being a leader isn’t necessarily ...

President Obama, VP Biden treat 4 construction workers to burgers and fries

President Obama, VP Biden treat 4 construction workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2014

The President and Vice President took their lunch outside the White House on Friday and treated four construction workers to ...

3 steps to establishing constant communication between workers for a safer construction jobsite

3 steps to establishing constant communication between...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 20, 2014

There’s a lot of safety buzz going on lately. More than 30 construction firms just wrapped up the first annual ...

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