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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 ...

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

Backhoe strikes and kills worker in Texas

Backhoe strikes and kills worker in Texas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2015

A construction worker in Texarkana was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a backhoe. According to a report from the Texarkana Gazette, ...

VIDEO: Construction worker survives being run over by truck in Oregon parking lot

VIDEO: Construction worker survives being run over by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

When you hear what construction worker Travis Roberts survived while on the job last week in Oregon, you'll be surprised. But ...

Worker killed after piece of crane fell on top of him on Chicago jobsite

Worker killed after piece of crane fell on top of him...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

  Construction workers on a jobsite in Chicago's Gold Coast found a co-worker Friday afternoon that had become pinned by part ...

Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in Ohio

Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 28, 2015

A man attempting to pull a piece of equipment out of deep mud in Bennington Township, Ohio, Saturday was killed ...

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of Connecticut bridge

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

An excavator operator escaped a serious machine rollover while working alongside a bridge in Connecticut recently. According to a report from the Record-Journal, ...

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near misses from turning into serious accidents

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 20, 2015

For every reported fatal workplace accident there are 29 minor injuries and 300 near misses that go unreported. And anybody ...

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane barrier in Maryland

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 20, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd and tragic accident last week in Maryland when he was killed by ...

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers in New Jersey

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2015

Two construction workers were injured in a scary incident in New Jersey Friday morning when the airplane hangar they were ...

Construction worker crushed by crane near St. Louis

Construction worker crushed by crane near St. Louis

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 13, 2015

A worker near St. Louis was killed Monday in a crane accident. According to a report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 31-year-old ...

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and safety with hefty monthly bonus checks

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 12, 2015

Although still in its early days, a program implemented by J. Pettiecord, Des Moines, Iowa, in September is already having ...

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