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Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special inspections across San Francisco construction sites

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2014

In a span of just four days, May 18-May 21, four construction workers died on San Francisco-area construction sites, prompting ...

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to keeping construction crews safe from those harmful rays

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2014

As the construction season rolls on, the workload isn’t the only thing that increases. The amount of hours crews put into ...

3 steps to establishing constant communication between workers for a safer construction jobsite

3 steps to establishing constant communication between...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 20, 2014

There’s a lot of safety buzz going on lately. More than 30 construction firms just wrapped up the first annual ...

Gimme shelter: Jobsite chaplains there for construction workers in troubled times

Gimme shelter: Jobsite chaplains there for construction...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 15, 2014

Review the news we’ve reported in just the past two weeks, and you get an idea of how stressful jobsites ...

Painter dies after 50-foot fall on Virginia construction site

Painter dies after 50-foot fall on Virginia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2014

While working at a site in Lynchburg, Virginia, the owner of a painting company fell to his death. Donnie Lee Bryant ...

Mounting tires with an ether explosion looks smart but is extremely dumb (VIDEOS)

Mounting tires with an ether explosion looks smart but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2014

Editor's Note: Despite abundant evidence of this crazy trick working, the process involves causing a very dangerous explosion on purpose ...

Worker killed at World Cup construction site brings tally to 8 deaths

Worker killed at World Cup construction site brings...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2014

Eight construction workers have died during the construction of the soccer stadiums that will host the World Cup in Brazil, ...

Work zone crash on I-69 in Indiana kills 2 construction workers

Work zone crash on I-69 in Indiana kills 2 construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 12, 2014

Two highway construction workers died Friday morning in a work zone crash on Interstate 69 in Fishers, Indiana, WANE TV reports. According to ...

How to develop a custom safety program at your construction company

How to develop a custom safety program at your...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 05, 2014

There are many small contractors out there looking for safety training information on a daily basis, which leads one to ...

Jobsite shootout erupts in Texas when foreman returns fire from disgruntled construction worker

Jobsite shootout erupts in Texas when foreman returns...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2014

Police in Austin, Texas say a man recently fired from a construction project returned to the jobsite Wednesday and opened ...

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in upcoming National Safety Stand-Down

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 23, 2014

While Equipment World covers a range of topics in our online and print safety articles, one area I like to ...

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