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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2014

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

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Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 15, 2014

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

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NYC construction worker working alone dies after 80-foot fall

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2014

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Wyoming construction leaders partner with state agencies to form safety alliance

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

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“Netflix model” for online construction safety training makes implementing programs a no-brainer

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Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 02, 2014

Efforts to reduce construction accidents and injuries are slowly but surely having an effect, as each year OSHA’s tally of ...

Three-alarm fire destroys historic building in Des Moines undergoing renovation (VIDEO)

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

For the third time in less than a month, a large fire has destroyed a building where construction was in ...

DitchWitch, AEM produce safety video for vacuum excavation

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 28, 2014

Ditch Witch and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have partnered to create a 19-minute DVD sharing tips for safe vacuum ...

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