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Construction of new 49ers stadium has claimed the lives of 2 workers

Construction of new 49ers stadium has claimed the lives...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2013

Since breaking ground in April of 2012, construction on the new home of the San Francisco 49ers has claimed the ...

Qatar World Cup construction could leave 4,000 workers dead

Qatar World Cup construction could leave 4,000 workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 27, 2013

The International Trade Union Confederation claims that construction underway to prepare Qatar for hosting the 2022 World Cup will leave ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from a crane

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2013

We'd say we've seen crazier things...but nothing's really coming to mind in light of this. Titled "Der fliegende Bagger," or ...

VIDEO: Sims Crane & Equipment safety films are tributes to “Lost” and “Citizen Cane”

VIDEO: Sims Crane & Equipment safety films are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2013

Back in February of this year, Sims Crane & Equipment, a dealer and equipment rental company with locations across Florida, ...

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks out power for 950 homes

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

A boom truck crane toppled onto a garage in a Detroit suburb last week leaving 950 homes without power, according ...

VIDEO: 1938 Labor Dept. film warns of deadly silica dust, explains how Silicosis can be prevented

VIDEO: 1938 Labor Dept. film warns of deadly silica...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced plans to update 40-year-old standards for lowering worker exposure to crystalline silica. Workers ...

OSHA announces Sept. 3rd fall hazards safety stand-down on jobsites in 4 Midwestern states

OSHA announces Sept. 3rd fall hazards safety stand-down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a safety stand-down on the morning of September 3rd for construction sites ...

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated” limits on worker inhalation of deadly silica dust

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2013

In order to update 40-year-old standards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced a rule with the goal of ...

The construction industry now accounts for the most U.S. workplace deaths thanks to a 5% increase in 2012

The construction industry now accounts for the most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2013

With 775 fatal injuries in 2012, private construction rose to the top of all U.S. industries in the number of ...

Va. Tech researchers develop hard hat sensor to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

Va. Tech researchers develop hard hat sensor to prevent...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2013

Each year about one or two American workers die of suffocation from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Typically, these deaths are ...

Excavator operator survives after being speared in head by steel pole

Excavator operator survives after being speared in head...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2013

Exposed rebar on a jobsite near Sydney, Austrailia pierced the floor of an excavator cabin and speared the operator in ...

VIDEO: Train crashes into construction equipment as crew scrambles out of the way

VIDEO: Train crashes into construction equipment as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 01, 2013

This video is a few years old, but its quickness and shock value haven't diminished. The footage is from a ...

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