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Worker crushed and killed on refinery conversion project in Pennsylvania

Worker crushed and killed on refinery conversion...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed Tuesday while working on a large-scale industrial complex conversion project in Pennsylvania. According to a report ...

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room” to show drivers the dangers of road construction

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction can be a dangerous job and when you throw in people in a hurry driving alongside you, it becomes ...

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the one that rocked New York City

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 31, 2015

The building explosion in New York’s East Village last week that killed two people and injured nearly two dozen others ...

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 ...

Three workers killed in mast climber collapse on North Carolina jobsite

Three workers killed in mast climber collapse on North...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

Three construction workers were killed Monday morning when a mobile scaffolding platform ripped away from the side of an office ...

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 killed after being thrown from machine in North Carolina

Worker killed after being thrown from machine in North...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 16, 2015

Law enforcement and Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials are investigating the death of a construction worker on a jobsite ...

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 ...

National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27

National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 10, 2015

“Expect the Unexpected” is the theme for this year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week, a campaign designed to promote safe ...

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 ...

67-year-old worker survives 25-foot dive into pit and the piece of metal that fell on top of him

67-year-old worker survives 25-foot dive into pit and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2015

Anyone able to keep up with the rigors of construction work while closing in on 70 must be doing something right. And ...

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