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Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

Following a fall from a ladder suffered while working on a major home renovation on New York City's Upper East ...

Worker dies after 11-foot fall in Arkansas

Worker dies after 11-foot fall in Arkansas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2015

A construction worker was killed Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock, Arkansas, following a fall from only 11 feet. According to a ...

Worker survives being impaled on rebar after 15-foot fall on Massachusetts jobsite

Worker survives being impaled on rebar after 15-foot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 09, 2015

It took rescue workers and firefighters more than an hour to free a construction worker in southeast Massachusetts who had ...

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special extraction by Colorado firefighters

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2015

A team of firefighters in northern Colorado engineered a "technical rescue" after a construction worker survived a 30-foot fall earlier ...

One worker dead, another injured after wall collapses into scissor lift in Texas

One worker dead, another injured after wall collapses...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2015

One construction worker is dead and another received minor injuries while doing demolition work atop a scissor lift in Midland, Texas. According ...

Construction worker survives 40-foot fall down elevator shaft

Construction worker survives 40-foot fall down elevator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2014

A construction worker in Montana is recovering from injuries he sustained after a 40-foot fall Tuesday afternoon. According to a report ...

Construction worker dies after fall down elevator shaft on Louisville jobsite

Construction worker dies after fall down elevator shaft...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 22, 2014

A construction worker on an off-campus apartment complex being built for students at the University of Louisville was killed last ...

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 ...

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 ...

Construction worker dies after 10-story fall from NYC roof

Construction worker dies after 10-story fall from NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

A construction worker died Monday afternoon after falling 10 stories in New York City. The man was working on the roof ...

NYC construction worker working alone dies after 80-foot fall

NYC construction worker working alone dies after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2014

While working from scaffolding outside a New York City hotel last week, a construction worker died after falling about 80 ...

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