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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 ...

OSHA issues final rule for Confined Spaces in Construction

OSHA issues final rule for Confined Spaces in...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 07, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration this week issued the Confined Spaces in Construction final rule, a new subpart to ...

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on NYC jobsite

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2015

A worker on a crew building a luxury hotel in New York City was killed Tuesday when he fell 24 ...

OSHA updates its required “Job Safety and Health” poster; download it here

OSHA updates its required “Job Safety and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2015

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration has made available the newest version of Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law, ...

Worker killed in second-story fall from California casino jobsite

Worker killed in second-story fall from California...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2015

A worker was killed Wednesday afternoon after falling two stories at a casino construction site in Santa Ynez, California. According to a ...

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 ...

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