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Construction worker dies after fall down flight of stairs in Georgia

Construction worker dies after fall down flight of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 26, 2014

An accident earlier this week in Roswell, Georgia shows how construction workers must remain vigilant about safety even when they're ...

Equipment operator killed after bulldozer flips, pins him underneath in Tennessee

Equipment operator killed after bulldozer flips, pins...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2014

A construction worker was killed in an accident south of Nashville Tuesday afternoon when a bulldozer flipped on top of ...

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 25, 2014

The Associated General Contractors of America will put $135,000 in grant money to good use in 2015, using the funds ...

Concrete slab falls from above, crushes construction worker in New York City

Concrete slab falls from above, crushes construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2014

A construction worker was killed at a Midtown Manhattan construction site in New York City Tuesday afternoon when a concrete ...

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform deaths worldwide in first half of 2014

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 22, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation, a non-profit group that promotes the safe use of powered access equipment, has released half-year ...

OSHA will soon require employers to quickly report any injury that sends a worker to the hospital

OSHA will soon require employers to quickly report any...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

In response to a preliminary report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that tallies 4,405 workers killed on the job ...

Construction foreman killed after being run over by motor grader in Michigan

Construction foreman killed after being run over by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

A longtime veteran of the construction industry was killed Monday morning in a road construction accident. According to a report from ...

Construction worker survives 40-foot fall down elevator shaft

Construction worker survives 40-foot fall down elevator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2014

A construction worker in Montana is recovering from injuries he sustained after a 40-foot fall Tuesday afternoon. According to a report ...

Toxic fumes kill 2 construction workers in tragic Idaho accident

Toxic fumes kill 2 construction workers in tragic Idaho...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

Two construction workers were killed last week while installing a new sewage system for the city of Georgetown, Idaho. According to ...

How to avoid deadly roller compactor rollovers on jobsites with slopes or embankments

How to avoid deadly roller compactor rollovers on...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 02, 2014

A construction worker was killed in an accident in Florida on August 21, when the roller he was operating slipped ...

VIDEO: Roofer busts out gravity-defying samba breakdance; somehow doesn’t break his neck

VIDEO: Roofer busts out gravity-defying samba...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 02, 2014

As the video below attests, music can be a very powerful force. So powerful that despite the fact he was working ...

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after driving into wet concrete

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 29, 2014

An elderly woman caused $10,000 worth of damage when she drove through 50 feet of newly-poured concrete in the 25th Street ...

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