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Ten deaths in 15 days

Ten deaths in 15 days

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 25, 2015

Ten deaths in 15 Days That was the headline in my print editorial for Equipment World’s May issue. From April 1 ...

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy equipment can become an expensive ordeal

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2015

According to the National Electrical Safety Code, telephone lines must be at least 14 feet above the ground and electrical ...

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7 workers

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2015

While working on a concrete pour at a jobsite in Los Angeles Wednesday evening, the floor the crew was standing ...

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to educate motorists

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation has developed an infographic designed to educate and bring awareness of work zone dangers for ...

B-SAFE: New program improves construction safety by updating workers weekly on jobsite conditions

B-SAFE: New program improves construction safety by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

A new construction safety program is ignoring a certain saying about free lunches in order to increase awareness about the specific working ...

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing Colorado DOT worker

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 19, 2015

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker was killed last week after a four-vehicle crash in a construction zone. David Morris, 61, was ...

Worker crushed and killed by falling slab inside Jacksonville work zone

Worker crushed and killed by falling slab inside...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 18, 2015

A worker was killed last week inside a Jacksonville highway jobsite when a concrete slab suddenly fell on top of him. According ...

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 ...

Unventilated use of equipment on indoor site poisons 11 workers with high level of carbon monoxide

Unventilated use of equipment on indoor site poisons 11...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2015

A large group of a crew working in Maryland was rushed to the hospital earlier this week after an extremely high amount of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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