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Two highway workers injured after being struck by pickup truck

Two highway workers injured after being struck by...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 13, 2016

Two Pennsylvania construction workers were injured recently after they were struck by a pickup truck while doing road work. ABC News affiliate WPVI ...

Worker dies after being backed over by dump truck on Minnesota jobsite

Worker dies after being backed over by dump truck on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

A construction worker was killed last month in a back over accident involving a dump truck. According to a report from ...

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 job 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 earlier this month. According ...

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