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Worker killed after falling into water-filled pit at Ohio bridge construction site

Worker killed after falling into water-filled pit at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2014

A construction worker was killed last week in a strange and tragic accident at a bridge construction site near Proctorville, ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Construction worker’s harrowing rescue from massive fire in Houston caught on tape

VIDEO: Construction worker’s harrowing rescue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2014

A $50 million luxury apartment complex under construction in Houston was reduced to ashes Tuesday afternoon by a five-alarm fire ...

VIDEO: Helicopter rescues stranded crane operator high above a raging inferno

VIDEO: Helicopter rescues stranded crane operator high...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2013

A student housing complex under construction in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, caught fire Tuesday afternoon, stranding a crane operator high above ...

Excavator operator survives after being speared in head by steel pole

Excavator operator survives after being speared in head...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2013

Exposed rebar on a jobsite near Sydney, Austrailia pierced the floor of an excavator cabin and speared the operator in ...

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