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Snooper truck overturns on I-84 on-ramp, crushes bridge inspector in Connecticut

Snooper truck overturns on I-84 on-ramp, crushes bridge...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 28, 2015

A bridge inspector for the Connecticut Department of Transportation died Wednesday after his snooper truck tipped over on an interstate ...

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during road-widening project in Arizona

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 28, 2015

One worker was killed and another was critically injured August 21 in Arizona when a wall collapsed atop them during the demolition of a building for ...

Google Earth image of East Coast Asphalt, Waycross, Georgia.

Worker killed while welding silo at Georgia asphalt...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 10, 2015

Concepcion Zacatenco Hernandez Jr., 35, was crushed by two “clam shell doors” while welding on a silo at East Coast ...

Beams rest atop an excavator following a pancake collapse of an overpass being prepared for demolition in Cincinnati. Credit: Liz Dufour/Cincinnati Enquirer

OSHA fines Kokosing Construction for violations related...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 22, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined Kokosing Construction $14,000 for two safety violations related to its investigation ...

VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to work safely in the summer heat

VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to work safely in the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 20, 2015

Most of America is simmering as the summer gets into full swing. With the rising temperature, comes an increased chance of ...

Trench collapse kills worker on gas station project in Texas

Trench collapse kills worker on gas station project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2015

A worker on a crew building a new location for the Allsups chain of gas stations and convenience stores was ...

House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and MSHA

House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 02, 2015

An appropriations subcommittee in the House of Representatives has proposed cuts for both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the ...

Worker killed when saw kicks back during trench work in Connecticut

Worker killed when saw kicks back during trench work in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 02, 2015

A construction worker on a Connecticut jobsite was killed last week during a trench accident involving a saw. According to a ...

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York bridge project

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York construction worker drowned Monday after the boat he was doing bridge work in tipped over. According to the Democrat and ...

Interactive map of workplace deaths a stark reminder of construction’s dangers

Interactive map of workplace deaths a stark reminder of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2015

An interactive map that seeks to plot out all available reports of workplace deaths in the U.S. during 2014 offers a ...

Worker survives being impaled by fence in fall on California jobsite

Worker survives being impaled by fence in fall on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2015

A construction worker is recovering from a serious fall that occurred last week on a jobsite near San Jose. According to a ...

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA campaign reminds workers of the dangers of sun overexposure

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 21, 2015

As outdoor temperatures begin to rise, so does the chance of illnesses related to working outside. Heat stress and overexposure ...

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