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Contractor killed when wall previously investiagated by OSHA collapses at Ford plant in Chicago

Contractor killed when wall previously investiagated by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2016

A contractor was killed and an automotive worker was seriously injured when a wall collapsed at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant ...

Worker survives being hit, pinned by 600-pound chunk of concrete

Worker survives being hit, pinned by 600-pound chunk of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 04, 2016

A construction worker was fortunate to survive a scary accident during a remodeling jobĀ in Massachusetts last month. According to a report ...

Safety Week Lesson 1: RFID card reader prevents unauthorized machine access

Safety Week Lesson 1: RFID card reader prevents...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 28, 2015

Tim Truex, midsize equipment and electrical manager for Kokosing Construction wanted a way to prevent unauthorized operators from starting equipment, ...

Construction Safety Week: 6 lessons from the real world

Construction Safety Week: 6 lessons from the real world

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 28, 2015

Are your guys bored with safety talks? Do the topics seem stale, obvious or theoretical? Since it's the end of the ...

Excavator operator killed after machine becomes submerged in pond on Houston jobsite

Excavator operator killed after machine becomes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2015

An excavator operator was killed on a jobsite near Houston last week when his machine sunk in a retention pond. According ...

MoDOT worker seriously injured in head-on crash with wrong-way driver

MoDOT worker seriously injured in head-on crash with...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 22, 2015

A Missouri Department of Transportation worker was struck over the weekend by a wrong-way driver on an interstate highway. According to ...

Dallas now requiring contractors to give workers heat breaks

Dallas now requiring contractors to give workers heat...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2015

The Dallas City Council last week passed a measure that requires contractors working in the city limits to give workers ...

2 men crushed to death in seperate heavy equipment accidents in Texas and Alaska

2 men crushed to death in seperate heavy equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2015

Heavy equipment accidents led to the deaths of two men in the last month. According to a report from KXAN TV, ...

5 construction workers die from falls in 4-week span

5 construction workers die from falls in 4-week span

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2015

Five workers have died from falls on construction projects around the U.S. in the last month. According to a report from ...

Elderly man kills construction worker in hit and run

Elderly man kills construction worker in hit and run

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 16, 2015

An elderly driver struck and killed a construction worker crossing the street then fled the scene in Texas earlierĀ this month. According ...

Dozer operator dies after being impaled by tree limb in Wisconsin

Dozer operator dies after being impaled by tree limb in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2015

A bulldozer operator in Wisconsin was killed last month when he was impaled by a tree limb. According to a report ...

Dozer operator survives being run over by his own machine on Florida jobsite

Dozer operator survives being run over by his own...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2015

Just two weeks after another Florida man miraculously survived being impaled through the chest on a construction site, a bulldozer ...

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