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OSHA rejects Arizona’s fall safety standards

OSHA rejects Arizona’s fall safety standards

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has rejected fall safety standards crafted by the Arizona state legislature. Residential construction ...

Worker killed in equipment accident near Milwaukee

Worker killed in equipment accident near Milwaukee

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

A construction worker part of a crew working on Milwaukee's Zoo Interchange project along Interstate 94 was killed over the ...

Worker killed by falling telehandler attachment in Minnesota

Worker killed by falling telehandler attachment in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 02, 2015

While working on a hotel jobsite in Minnesota, a worker was killed when an attachment from a telehandler suddenly fell ...

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident in New York City

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

As a crew unloaded steel joists from a truck at a Brooklyn jobsite Tuesday afternoon, four of the beams toppled ...

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down to 2 weeks, announces 2015 dates

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the dates of its second annual Safety Stand-Down for construction fall prevention. Citing ...

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

A construction worker in Madison, Wisconsin, was killed Friday morning after a wall collapsed on top of him. According to a report ...

Cold weather makes you dumb and that’s a serious safety concern for people who work in construction

Cold weather makes you dumb and that’s a serious...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 20, 2015

Every year about this time we're bombarded with advice about how to dress warm—layers and all that. Articles about avoiding ...

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

Worker rescued from 20-foot trench after being buried chest deep in concrete in San Antonio

Worker rescued from 20-foot trench after being buried...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

A construction worker in San Antonio survived a brush with death Monday night after he became buried chest deep in ...

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

A construction worker in southwest Alabama was killed Friday morning in a work zone crash. According to a report from the ...

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special extraction by Colorado firefighters

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2015

A team of firefighters in northern Colorado engineered a "technical rescue" after a construction worker survived a 30-foot fall earlier ...

Florida DOT begins service patrols in preparation for I-4 “Ultimate” improvement project

Florida DOT begins service patrols in preparation for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 12, 2015

The Florida Department of Transportation has launched service vehicle patrols on the Interstate 4 corridor in Orlando to “assist with maintenance ...

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