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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 ...

Worker dies after fall from scaffolding in New York City

Worker dies after fall from scaffolding in New York...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2015

A construction worker died shortly after falling from scaffolding on a New York City jobsite Thursday morning. According to a report ...

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in report on the dangers of New York construction sites

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2015

Citing data that shows construction represents less than 4 percent of total employment in New York while accounting for 20 percent ...

Worker dies following floor collapse in Michigan

Worker dies following floor collapse in Michigan

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2015

A worker part of a crew performing renovations on an older building in Ypsilanti, Michigan, died earlier this week following ...

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