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Worker killed after lift pins him to roof beam in Illinois

Worker killed after lift pins him to roof beam in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd accident in Wilmington, Illinois, last week when he was pinned to a ...

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of bridge

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2015

  An excavator operator escaped a serious machine rollover while working alongside a bridge in Connecticut recently. According to a report from the Record-Journal, ...

Parents file $10M lawsuit against construction company...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 14, 2015

Two parents in Florida have filed a $10 million lawsuit against a Miami-based construction company following the death of their ...

One killed, four injured after bridge collapses at college

One killed, four injured after bridge collapses at...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 17, 2014

  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating what caused an unfinished pedestrian bridge to collapse at a Wake Technical ...

How to protect roadworkers from hearing loss

How to protect roadworkers from hearing loss

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Sep 17, 2014

Different levels of noise are all around crewmembers every day on jobsites. However, whenever workers are exposed to some of those ...

OSHA to require employers to report injuries and deaths quicker

OSHA to require employers to report injuries and deaths...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2014

In response to a preliminary report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that tallies 4,405 workers killed on the job ...

Most common work-related deaths for highway and bridge construction workers

Most common work-related deaths for highway and bridge...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 15, 2014

The general population may not pay a lot of attention to it, but highway and bridge construction workers risk their ...

How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths

How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 22, 2014

Serious injury and death is becoming an all-too-common occurrence for highway construction workers. Although workers aren’t always at fault, there ...

3 free safety apps available for use on the jobsite

3 free safety apps available for use on the jobsite

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 09, 2014

Being an effective safety manager means more than just holding your obligatory toolbox talk and annual safety training meetings. Developing ...

Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and preparation

Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jul 04, 2014

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and 4,120 ...

OSHA’s new safety training tool offers interactive experience

OSHA’s new safety training tool offers interactive...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jun 20, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a tool to help with training exercises. Released at the American Society of ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Engineering has second-highest fatality rate in construction

INFOGRAPHIC: Engineering has second-highest fatality...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 22, 2014

Construction Safety Day, which takes place Wednesday, is a good chance to brush up on safe practices. Though motorists do play ...

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