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Worker rescued from 20-foot trench after being buried chest deep in concrete in San Antonio

Worker rescued from 20-foot trench after being buried...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

A construction worker in San Antonio survived a brush with death Monday night after he became buried chest deep in ...

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

A construction worker in southwest Alabama was killed Friday morning in a work zone crash. According to a report from the ...

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special extraction by Colorado firefighters

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2015

A team of firefighters in northern Colorado engineered a "technical rescue" after a construction worker survived a 30-foot fall earlier ...

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 ...

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