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Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment, killing one worker

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed in Maryland last week when a semi-truck crashed into a work zone along Interstate 95. According ...

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into toolbox talks, sees huge decrease in worker injuries

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

With one senior vice president saying the program, "has become a team sport," for the company, construction giant Skanska USA's ...

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from scaffolding in Iowa

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Two workers are dead as the result of a fall from scaffolding on an Ames, Iowa jobsite. According to a report ...

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York bridge project

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York construction worker drowned Monday after the boat he was doing bridge work in tipped over. According to the Democrat and ...

Worker killed after backhoe hits service line near Omaha

Worker killed after backhoe hits service line near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2015

A worker near Omaha, Nebraska suffered a fatal electrocution last week during the installation of drainage system. According to reports from ...

VIDEO: Bridge collapses beneath excavator, 2 workers, injuring one more on Pennsylvania repair project

VIDEO: Bridge collapses beneath excavator, 2 workers,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 23, 2015

Three workers caught in the epicenter of a bridge collapse in Pennsylvania all survived the ordeal. According to a report from ...

Worker killed by trench collapse in Anchorage

Worker killed by trench collapse in Anchorage

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 23, 2015

A worker was killed last week when a trench collapsed during the excavation of a new road in South Anchorage, ...

Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break exemption for heavy haulers

Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 22, 2015

Last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it had granted an exemption of the 30-minute rest break provision in the ...

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall into Connecticut harbor

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 22, 2015

A worker on a dock project in Connecticut died hours after a mysterious fall into New Haven Harbor last week. According ...

Worker killed in crane accident on Penn State jobsite

Worker killed in crane accident on Penn State jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

A worker on a renovation job on the Penn State University campus was killed Friday while dismantling a crane. According to ...

Electrician killed in accident on Baylor University jobsite

Electrician killed in accident on Baylor University...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2015

An electrician on a Baylor University jobsite was killed last week in what is believed to have been an elevator ...

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