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Worker killed by falling steel beam on New York bridge site

Worker killed by falling steel beam on New York bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

A worker on a paving crew was killed last week when a steel beam came crashing down into a highway ...

Worker crushed by lift beneath Pittsburgh overpass

Worker crushed by lift beneath Pittsburgh overpass

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2015

A construction worker in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was killed Saturday in a lift accident beneath an overpass. According to a report from ...

Longtime steelworker dies after fall from ladder in Salt Lake City

Longtime steelworker dies after fall from ladder in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 01, 2015

A steelworker on a crew building a new performing arts center in Salt Lake City died last month after suffering ...

Operator killed after crane overturns in Nebraska

Operator killed after crane overturns in Nebraska

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2015

A crane operator in Nebraska was killed earlier this week when his machine overturned. According to a report from the Lincoln Journal ...

Worker slips from safety harness, survives fall into basement on Maine jobsite

Worker slips from safety harness, survives fall into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

A worker in Maine is fortunate to have survived a two-story fall after slipping out of his safety harness Monday. According to ...

Ten deaths in 15 days

Ten deaths in 15 days

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 25, 2015

Ten deaths in 15 Days That was the headline in my print editorial for Equipment World’s May issue. From April 1 ...

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy equipment can become an expensive ordeal

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2015

According to the National Electrical Safety Code, telephone lines must be at least 14 feet above the ground and electrical ...

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7 workers

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2015

While working on a concrete pour at a jobsite in Los Angeles Wednesday evening, the floor the crew was standing ...

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to educate motorists

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation has developed an infographic designed to educate and bring awareness of work zone dangers for ...

B-SAFE: New program improves construction safety by updating workers weekly on jobsite conditions

B-SAFE: New program improves construction safety by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

A new construction safety program is ignoring a certain saying about free lunches in order to increase awareness about the specific working ...

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing Colorado DOT worker

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 19, 2015

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker was killed last week after a four-vehicle crash in a construction zone. David Morris, 61, was ...

Worker crushed and killed by falling slab inside Jacksonville work zone

Worker crushed and killed by falling slab inside...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 18, 2015

A worker was killed last week inside a Jacksonville highway jobsite when a concrete slab suddenly fell on top of him. According ...

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