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Worker killed when Manhattan town home collapses during demolition

Worker killed when Manhattan town home collapses during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2015

One worker was killed and another suffered serious injuries when a building partially collapsed as crews performed demolition work in ...

Worker crushed, killed while servicing bulldozer in Florida

Worker crushed, killed while servicing bulldozer in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2015

A worker for a Florida construction company was killed late last month while performing maintenance on a bulldozer. According to a report ...

Roadway Safety Foundation, FHWA honor 10 innovative programs with National Roadway Safety Awards

Roadway Safety Foundation, FHWA honor 10 innovative...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 17, 2015

The Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) and the Federal Highway Administration have recognized 10 innovative highway safety projects and program across ...

Flagger killed after being run over by coworker in West Virginia work zone

Flagger killed after being run over by coworker in West...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 17, 2015

A 70-year-old flagger for the West Virginia Department of Highways died earlier this month after being run over by a ...

Work zone flagger killed after being struck by garbage truck on Missouri highway

Work zone flagger killed after being struck by garbage...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 16, 2015

A flagger in Missouri died Nov. 12 after he was struck by a garbage truck that was involved in a four-vehicle ...

Worker crushed, killed in Las Vegas trenching accident

Worker crushed, killed in Las Vegas trenching accident

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2015

A construction worker was killed in a trenching accident involving a piece of equipment late last month. According to a report ...

Texas DOT starts campaign to end nearly 5,500-day streak of road deaths

Texas DOT starts campaign to end nearly 5,500-day...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 11, 2015

As of Nov. 7, at least one person had died on Texas roads for 5,478 days straight. That's at least ...

Student engineering intern struck and killed by semi in North Dakota work zone

Student engineering intern struck and killed by semi in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 09, 2015

A 20-year-old engineering student working in an internship position died while working on a road project in North Dakota after he was ...

Widow of Wisconsin road worker calls for drivers to be more careful in work zones

Widow of Wisconsin road worker calls for drivers to be...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 05, 2015

Karen Burkhalter's husband was working on a Wisconsin highway back in April when he was struck by a driver. It ...

Construction deaths up 10% in preliminary 2014 report; total leads all industries

Construction deaths up 10% in preliminary 2014 report;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 02, 2015

Nearly 4,700 people were killed on the job in 2014, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, ...

Falls claim the lives of 3 construction workers in one weekend

Falls claim the lives of 3 construction workers in one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 29, 2015

According to reports from across the U.S., three construction workers were killed in one weekend earlier this month, each of ...

Compactor operator killed in machine rollover on Mississippi jobsite

Compactor operator killed in machine rollover on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2015

A worker was killed earlier this month in an equipment rollover in Mississippi. WHBQ TV reports 35-year-old Antonio Thompson was working on ...

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