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OSHA releases online video game that helps contractors and construction workers identify jobsite hazards

OSHA releases online video game that helps contractors...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 20, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released an online video game to help with training exercises. Released at the American ...

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

Earlier this week, a construction worker at a jobsite in the Queens borough of New York City was killed when ...

Welcome to Safety Watch: New section of Equipment World site offers extensive archive of shareable construction safety topics

Welcome to Safety Watch: New section of Equipment World...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 18, 2014

Sometimes it’s what you don’t write about that gets the attention. When we briefly suspended our Safety Watch column in Equipment ...

How to break through apathy and other barriers to implementing safety training on the jobsite

How to break through apathy and other barriers to...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 11, 2014

As many as a million construction workers participated in OSHA’s National Fall Safety Stand Down last week. I saw a ...

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why you should always wear a harness

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

There's a reason things like safety guidelines, personal protective equipment and harnesses exist: even mundane tasks like moving a boom ...

Chicago construction worker dies after fall through roof

Chicago construction worker dies after fall through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

A worker with a roofing company died over the weekend after a fall through a Chicago building. While working on the ...

NRMCA launches online safety series for mixer truck drivers

NRMCA launches online safety series for mixer truck...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 06, 2014

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is ensuring training for mixer truck drivers is easier than ever by launching a ...

Construction worker killed by fall down elevator shaft in New York City

Construction worker killed by fall down elevator shaft...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2014

A construction worker was killed and another was injured this morning after falling down an elevator shaft in the Sunnyside ...

2 construction workers killed in Arkansas logging truck wreck

2 construction workers killed in Arkansas logging truck...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

Two construction workers on a bridge construction site died Tuesday in a sudden logging truck accident in Clinton, Arkansas. According to a ...

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker deaths and injuries since its inception (INFOGRAPHIC)

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law in 1970, bringing about OSHA. And though the agency gets ...

Construction worker killed by backhoe in Connecticut trench accident

Construction worker killed by backhoe in Connecticut...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2014

A construction worker in Windsor, Connecticut was killed Friday in a tragic trench accident. Danny King, 51, was working inside a ...

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from crane near San Francisco

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2014

Two men working on a bridge construction site near San Francisco died Friday morning after falling 80 feet from a ...

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