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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 ...

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after crane comes in contact with power line

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 29, 2014

In what investigators are calling a "freak accident," a young construction worker was killed earlier this week after being electrocuted ...

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after suffering cardiac arrest

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

Firefighters rescued a construction worker Monday afternoon after he suffered a heart attack on a downtown Houston jobsite. According to a ...

Construction worker survives after being impaled in chest by power saw blade

Construction worker survives after being impaled in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

While working atop a shopping center in Houston Monday morning, a construction worker was impaled in the chest by the ...

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more productive worker on the construction jobsite

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 25, 2014

“Work smarter, not harder.” How many times have you seen that quote? Over time, the idea that your best performance is ...

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