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OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down to 2 weeks, announces 2015 dates

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the dates of its second annual Safety Stand-Down for construction fall prevention. Citing ...

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 ...

Worker has leg amputated following freak accident

Worker has leg amputated following freak accident

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 29, 2014

A worker who slipped and fell into an auger at a highway construction site in November was forced to have ...

Eight days after fall from scaffolding, Mississippi construction worker dies

Eight days after fall from scaffolding, Mississippi...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

The deadliest accident in construction has claimed another victim. Gerald Moran, 42, died last week, eight days after suffering a ...

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 ...

Construction worker killed by compact roller

Construction worker killed by compact roller

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 06, 2014

A construction worker in Sparks, Maryland has been killed in an accident that caused a compact roller to roll over ...

Safety plan: How to protect temporary workers

Safety plan: How to protect temporary workers

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 02, 2014

So, your safety plan is up to date, you conduct frequent, targeted training and your workers have bought into and ...

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 ...

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