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Construction mishap fills half-mile of Oakland creek with concrete

Construction mishap fills half-mile of Oakland creek...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2015

While crews were working to back-fill a replaced water pipe in Oakland, California, Wednesday, a bit of negligence has led ...

Soil collapse buries, kills worker on NYC jobsite

Soil collapse buries, kills worker on NYC jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2015

A construction worker was killed earlier this week in New York City when he was buried in a soil collapse. According ...

Filling up Ergodyne’s Chill-Its work vest with water keeps you cool on the jobsite for up to 3 days

Filling up Ergodyne’s Chill-Its work vest with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2015

Ergodyne is tackling heat stress prevention with its new dry evaporative cooling vest, the latest addition to the company’s Chill-Its ...

Worker killed in fall on Florida jobsite

Worker killed in fall on Florida jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2015

A construction worker on a jobsite for an assisted living facility being built in Florida was killed in a fall ...

Missing barricade leaves VW Bug straddling a work zone barrier in Oklahoma

Missing barricade leaves VW Bug straddling a work zone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

The driver of a Volkswagen beetle walked away from the car shaken up but unharmed after mistakenly driving into a ...

Worker killed in 6-story fall on New York City jobsite

Worker killed in 6-story fall on New York City jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

While working on a jobsite in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brighton Beach in New York City, a construction worker was ...

Construction collapse at Texas high school kills 1 worker, injures 3 others

Construction collapse at Texas high school kills 1...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

  While working at a high school in North Texas, one worker was killed and three others were injured when the ...

Painter killed after fall from telehandler on jobsite near San Antonio

Painter killed after fall from telehandler on jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2015

A painter working from a platform on a jobsite near San Antonio died Tuesday, succumbing to injuries from a fall. According ...

Worker crushed and killed on refinery conversion project in Pennsylvania

Worker crushed and killed on refinery conversion...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed Tuesday while working on a large-scale industrial complex conversion project in Pennsylvania. According to a report ...

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room” to show drivers the dangers of road construction

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction can be a dangerous job and when you throw in people in a hurry driving alongside you, it becomes ...

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the one that rocked New York City

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 31, 2015

The building explosion in New York’s East Village last week that killed two people and injured nearly two dozen others ...

Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

Following a fall from a ladder suffered while working on a major home renovation on New York City's Upper East ...

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