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Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in Ohio

Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 28, 2015

A man attempting to pull a piece of equipment out of deep mud in Bennington Township, Ohio, Saturday was killed ...

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of Connecticut bridge

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

An excavator operator escaped a serious machine rollover while working alongside a bridge in Connecticut recently. According to a report from the Record-Journal, ...

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near misses from turning into serious accidents

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 20, 2015

For every reported fatal workplace accident there are 29 minor injuries and 300 near misses that go unreported. And anybody ...

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane barrier in Maryland

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 20, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd and tragic accident last week in Maryland when he was killed by ...

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers in New Jersey

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2015

Two construction workers were injured in a scary incident in New Jersey Friday morning when the airplane hangar they were ...

Construction worker crushed by crane near St. Louis

Construction worker crushed by crane near St. Louis

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 13, 2015

A worker near St. Louis was killed Monday in a crane accident. According to a report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 31-year-old ...

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and safety with hefty monthly bonus checks

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 12, 2015

Although still in its early days, a program implemented by J. Pettiecord, Des Moines, Iowa, in September is already having ...

Worker hit in head by bullet as construction crew is targeted in drive-by shooting in St. Louis

Worker hit in head by bullet as construction crew is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2015

A subcontractor on a parking lot project in St. Louis has pulled out of the job after a drive-by shooting targeted ...

This protective eyewear attaches directly to your hard hat, which means no more fumbling with glasses

This protective eyewear attaches directly to your hard...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 29, 2014

Wearing safety glasses with a hard hat can sometimes be a pain. As soon as you’ve got the hard hat ...

Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for certification program

Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 19, 2014

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators and the Pile Driving Contractors Association have teamed up to form ...

Road worker killed, 2 others injured after driver crashes head-on into Louisiana work zone

Road worker killed, 2 others injured after driver...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

A road construction worker died earlier this week, succumbing to injuries sustained in a work zone crash in Louisiana. According to ...

Hitachi mining trucks and excavators to get same 360º cameras and motion detection as Nissan cars and trucks

Hitachi mining trucks and excavators to get same 360º...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

Future models of Hitachi Construction Equipment's mining trucks and large hydraulic excavators will soon be much easier to park and ...

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