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Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break exemption for heavy haulers

Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 22, 2015

Last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it had granted an exemption of the 30-minute rest break provision in the ...

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall into Connecticut harbor

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 22, 2015

A worker on a dock project in Connecticut died hours after a mysterious fall into New Haven Harbor last week. According ...

Worker killed in crane accident on Penn State jobsite

Worker killed in crane accident on Penn State jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

A worker on a renovation job on the Penn State University campus was killed Friday while dismantling a crane. According to ...

Electrician killed in accident on Baylor University jobsite

Electrician killed in accident on Baylor University...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2015

An electrician on a Baylor University jobsite was killed last week in what is believed to have been an elevator ...

Trench collapse kills teenage worker in Kentucky

Trench collapse kills teenage worker in Kentucky

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2015

A sewer line installation near Louisville, Kentucky, turned deadly last week when a trench collapsed atop two workers. According to a ...

Hoist detaches from building killing 1 construction worker, injuring another near Boston

Hoist detaches from building killing 1 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2015

One worker was killed and another injured in a freak hoist accident on a construction site near Boston last week. According ...

Semi truck crash in U.S. 50 paving zone kills West Virginia DOH worker

Semi truck crash in U.S. 50 paving zone kills West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 15, 2015

West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) worker Randall W. Bland, 49, was killed Thursday following a five-vehicle collision in an ...

Worker killed after fall on Missouri jobsite

Worker killed after fall on Missouri jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2015

A construction worker in Missouri died Wednesday after suffering a fall on a roofing job. According to a report from the ...

Worker struck and killed by dump truck inside Massachusetts work zone

Worker struck and killed by dump truck inside...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2015

A construction worker was struck and killed along a Massachusetts highway early Wednesday. According to a report from MassLive.com, the unidentified ...

Interactive map of workplace deaths a stark reminder of construction’s dangers

Interactive map of workplace deaths a stark reminder of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2015

An interactive map that seeks to plot out all available reports of workplace deaths in the U.S. during 2014 offers a ...

Worker survives being impaled by fence in fall on California jobsite

Worker survives being impaled by fence in fall on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2015

A construction worker is recovering from a serious fall that occurred last week on a jobsite near San Jose. According to a ...

Highway worker killed in work zone vehicle crash in Oregon

Highway worker killed in work zone vehicle crash in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

A construction worker inside a highway work zone in Salem, Oregon, was killed earlier this week by a man police ...

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