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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 ...

New Jersey construction worker falls from bridge, lands on his feet without even breaking a bone

New Jersey construction worker falls from bridge, lands...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2014

A fall is the most deadly accident that can happen to a construction worker. And one that takes place from ...

6 tips to avoiding Fatal Falls on the construction jobsite

6 tips to avoiding Fatal Falls on the construction...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 07, 2014

Of OSHA’s Fatal Four accidents—falls, struck by object, electrocution and caught in/between—falls are the most deadly. Of all construction accidents, ...

OSHA announces Sept. 3rd fall hazards safety stand-down on jobsites in 4 Midwestern states

OSHA announces Sept. 3rd fall hazards safety stand-down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a safety stand-down on the morning of September 3rd for construction sites ...

New fall protection rules, some of OSHA’s best

New fall protection rules, some of OSHA’s best

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 04, 2012

Cinch up your britches, boys and girls, OSHA’s new fall protection rules take effect December 15. In a nutshell, the new ...

May brings more new houses, but overall housing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2012

A new U.S. Department of Commerce report on the housing market is a mixed bag of continued deterioration and hope ...

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