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Concrete worker run over and killed by pickup on Delaware jobsite

Concrete worker run over and killed by pickup on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 05, 2014

A construction worker in Delaware was killed last week after he was hit by a pickup truck on the jobsite. The ...

Brick facade collapses, kills worker, injures 2 others employed by unlicensed contractor in Chicago

Brick facade collapses, kills worker, injures 2 others...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2014

One worker is dead and two others were injured in Chicago last week when the brick facade of a building ...

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench collapse in Michigan

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2014

Police near Detroit were nearly able to save a contractor from a collapsed trench before the trench collapsed again, killing ...

Backhoe operator killed by his machine in odd accident

Backhoe operator killed by his machine in odd accident

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 30, 2014

A backhoe operator in Phoenix was found dead earlier this week in an accident with little in the way of ...

Death of road construction worker in hit and run leads South Carolina law enforcement to beef up patrols near work zones

Death of road construction worker in hit and run leads...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2014

Sheriff's deputies and the South Carolina Highway Patrol have decided to increase their presence near road construction work zones in ...

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

ASCC releases concrete safety orientation video in Spanish

ASCC releases concrete safety orientation video in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 23, 2014

The American Society of Concrete Contractors has released a Spanish version of the Concrete Employee Safety Orientation DVD. Designed for concrete ...

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at Michigan road construction site

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

Road construction zones are already unsafe enough without bringing alcohol into the mix. Yet that's exactly what the flagman of ...

Construction worker killed following semi truck crash into Ohio work zone

Construction worker killed following semi truck crash...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 14, 2014

A construction worker who was badly injured in a work zone crash has died nearly a month after the accident. According ...

Equipment rollover kills construction worker in Iowa

Equipment rollover kills construction worker in Iowa

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2014

A construction worker was killed in an apparent rollover accident involving an an unspecified piece of construction equipment in northeast ...

How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed construction crew

How to stay safe while working with a small or...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 07, 2014

One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether construction ...

Construction worker killed in roller-compactor rollover in Maryland

Construction worker killed in roller-compactor rollover...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2014

A construction worker involved in a rollover accident while operating a roller-compactor in Sparks, Maryland, last week has died of ...

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