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Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

Following a fall from a ladder suffered while working on a major home renovation on New York City's Upper East ...

Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership officials release 2 new silica exposure control guides

Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership officials...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

Members of the Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership recognized the culmination of the group’s 10-year effort to improve worker safety with ...

Worker dies after 11-foot fall in Arkansas

Worker dies after 11-foot fall in Arkansas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2015

A construction worker was killed Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock, Arkansas, following a fall from only 11 feet. According to a ...

Worker dies after 60-foot fall from Seattle’s Highway 520 bridge replacement project

Worker dies after 60-foot fall from Seattle’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2015

While working high above Lake Washington Thursday afternoon, a worker on Seattle's Highway 520 bridge replacement project fell some 60 ...

Worker survives being impaled on rebar after 15-foot fall on Massachusetts jobsite

Worker survives being impaled on rebar after 15-foot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 09, 2015

It took rescue workers and firefighters more than an hour to free a construction worker in southeast Massachusetts who had ...

OSHA rejects Arizona’s fall safety standards

OSHA rejects Arizona’s fall safety standards

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has rejected fall safety standards crafted by the Arizona state legislature. Residential construction ...

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 ...

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