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Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Ironworker dies after fall at NYC mansion renovation

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

Following a fall from a ladder suffered while working on a major home renovation on New York City's Upper East ...

Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership officials release 2 new silica exposure control guides

Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership officials...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

Members of the Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership recognized the culmination of the group’s 10-year effort to improve worker safety with ...

Three workers killed in mast climber collapse on North Carolina jobsite

Three workers killed in mast climber collapse on North...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

Three construction workers were killed Monday morning when a mobile scaffolding platform ripped away from the side of an office ...

Worker dies after 11-foot fall in Arkansas

Worker dies after 11-foot fall in Arkansas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2015

A construction worker was killed Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock, Arkansas, following a fall from only 11 feet. According to a ...

Worker killed after being thrown from machine in North Carolina

Worker killed after being thrown from machine in North...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 16, 2015

Law enforcement and Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials are investigating the death of a construction worker on a jobsite ...

Worker dies after 60-foot fall from Seattle’s Highway 520 bridge replacement project

Worker dies after 60-foot fall from Seattle’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2015

While working high above Lake Washington Thursday afternoon, a worker on Seattle's Highway 520 bridge replacement project fell some 60 ...

National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27

National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 10, 2015

“Expect the Unexpected” is the theme for this year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week, a campaign designed to promote safe ...

Worker survives being impaled on rebar after 15-foot fall on Massachusetts jobsite

Worker survives being impaled on rebar after 15-foot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 09, 2015

It took rescue workers and firefighters more than an hour to free a construction worker in southeast Massachusetts who had ...

67-year-old worker survives 25-foot dive into pit and the piece of metal that fell on top of him

67-year-old worker survives 25-foot dive into pit and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2015

Anyone able to keep up with the rigors of construction work while closing in on 70 must be doing something right. And ...

Gear Keeper retractable lanyards tether your tools to you for safety and convenience

Gear Keeper retractable lanyards tether your tools to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 03, 2015

It’s a bummer when you are high up on a beam or roof and your tape measure falls to the ...

OSHA rejects Arizona’s fall safety standards

OSHA rejects Arizona’s fall safety standards

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has rejected fall safety standards crafted by the Arizona state legislature. Residential construction ...

Worker killed in equipment accident near Milwaukee

Worker killed in equipment accident near Milwaukee

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

A construction worker part of a crew working on Milwaukee's Zoo Interchange project along Interstate 94 was killed over the ...

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