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Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between concrete workers started by muddy shoes

Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 06, 2015

  With the dangers of heavy equipment, falling materials and gunfire well documented on construction sites, the last thing workers need ...

Worker killed when rebar falls 130 feet, strikes him in the head

Worker killed when rebar falls 130 feet, strikes him in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 06, 2015

A large piece of rebar fell from a crane on a Lincoln, Nebraska jobsite, killing a construction worker on the ...

Loader operator killed when avalanche of sand floods cab

Loader operator killed when avalanche of sand floods...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

A wheel loader operator near Boston was killed Tuesday when his machine was caught in an avalanche of sand. According to a ...

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 ...

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment, killing one worker

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed in Maryland last week when a semi-truck crashed into a work zone along Interstate 95. According ...

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into toolbox talks, sees huge decrease in worker injuries

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

With one senior vice president saying the program, "has become a team sport," for the company, construction giant Skanska USA's ...

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from scaffolding in Iowa

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Two workers are dead as the result of a fall from scaffolding on an Ames, Iowa jobsite. According to a report ...

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 ...

Worker killed after backhoe hits service line near Omaha

Worker killed after backhoe hits service line near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2015

A worker near Omaha, Nebraska suffered a fatal electrocution last week during the installation of drainage system. According to reports from ...

VIDEO: Bridge collapses beneath excavator, 2 workers, injuring one more on Pennsylvania repair project

VIDEO: Bridge collapses beneath excavator, 2 workers,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 23, 2015

Three workers caught in the epicenter of a bridge collapse in Pennsylvania all survived the ordeal. According to a report from ...

Worker killed by trench collapse in Anchorage

Worker killed by trench collapse in Anchorage

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 23, 2015

A worker was killed last week when a trench collapsed during the excavation of a new road in South Anchorage, ...

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