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Excavator operator killed after machine becomes submerged in pond on Houston jobsite

Excavator operator killed after machine becomes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2015

An excavator operator was killed on a jobsite near Houston last week when his machine sunk in a retention pond. According ...

Worker dies following fall into water-filled trench near Seattle

Worker dies following fall into water-filled trench...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 08, 2015

A construction worker died last week near Seattle after suffering a fall into a trench likely caused by a medical ...

Worker shot and killed on Atlanta jobsite after confronting thief attempting to steal his pickup

Worker shot and killed on Atlanta jobsite after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2015

While on the job at an Atlanta grocery store, a construction worker was shot and killed Tuesday after confronting a ...

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 ...

Construction worker dies after being thrown from loader bucket in Kansas

Construction worker dies after being thrown from loader...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 11, 2014

A construction worker died Friday morning from several serious injuries he sustained after being thrown from the bucket of a ...

The construction industry now accounts for the most U.S. workplace deaths thanks to a 5% increase in 2012

The construction industry now accounts for the most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2013

With 775 fatal injuries in 2012, private construction rose to the top of all U.S. industries in the number of ...

Who Cares About Safety?

Who Cares About Safety?

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 12, 2013

If safety is such an important jobsite concern, why aren’t fatal accident numbers dropping for road contractors? According to a survey ...

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