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OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths likely; triggered by uptick in activity, less-experienced workers

OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2014

If it seems like you're hearing about a lot more construction-related deaths lately, you're not alone. Anyone who pays close ...

Chicago construction worker dies after fall through roof

Chicago construction worker dies after fall through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

A worker with a roofing company died over the weekend after a fall through a Chicago building. While working on the ...

Construction worker killed by fall down elevator shaft in New York City

Construction worker killed by fall down elevator shaft...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2014

A construction worker was killed and another was injured this morning after falling down an elevator shaft in the Sunnyside ...

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s National Fall Safety Stand Down week

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 05, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are estimated to be taking part in the Occupational ...

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from crane near San Francisco

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2014

Two men working on a bridge construction site near San Francisco died Friday morning after falling 80 feet from a ...

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special inspections across San Francisco construction sites

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2014

In a span of just four days, May 18-May 21, four construction workers died on San Francisco-area construction sites, prompting ...

Painter dies after 50-foot fall on Virginia construction site

Painter dies after 50-foot fall on Virginia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2014

While working at a site in Lynchburg, Virginia, the owner of a painting company fell to his death. Donnie Lee Bryant ...

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in upcoming National Safety Stand-Down

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 23, 2014

While Equipment World covers a range of topics in our online and print safety articles, one area I like to ...

“Biggest Idiot on a Ladder” named by The Ladder Association

“Biggest Idiot on a Ladder” named by The Ladder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2012

Aside from already having picked the best name for a contest ever,  The Ladder Association of the UK has finally ...

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