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Two managers charged with negligent homicide for death of worker in NYC construction collapse

Two managers charged with negligent homicide for death...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2015

Two managers are facing homicide charges in connection with a deadly soil collapse in New York City earlier this year. The ...

Embankment collapse kills worker in trench on PennDOT bridge project

Embankment collapse kills worker in trench on PennDOT...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 14, 2015

A man working on a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation bridge rehabilitation project was killed last week when an embankment collapsed. According ...

Trench collapse kills worker near Minneapolis

Trench collapse kills worker near Minneapolis

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

Another trench accident claimed the life of a construction worker, this one occurring near Minneapolis. According to a report from the ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 01, 2012

Shoring things up Use required protective systems when working in a trench By Amy Materson   The accident: Two laborers were installing conduit in ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Jul 04, 2011

Don’t get pinned Safe operation starts with the basics The accident: The contractor instructed an excavator operator to move dirt, clear debris ...

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