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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 ...

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, ...

Trench collapse kills teenage worker in Kentucky

Trench collapse kills teenage worker in Kentucky

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2015

A sewer line installation near Louisville, Kentucky, turned deadly last week when a trench collapsed atop two workers. According to a ...

Soil collapse buries, kills worker on NYC jobsite

Soil collapse buries, kills worker on NYC jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2015

A construction worker was killed earlier this week in New York City when he was buried in a soil collapse. According ...

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench collapse in Michigan

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2014

Police near Detroit were nearly able to save a contractor from a collapsed trench before the trench collapsed again, killing ...

Construction worker killed by backhoe in Connecticut trench accident

Construction worker killed by backhoe in Connecticut...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2014

A construction worker in Windsor, Connecticut was killed Friday in a tragic trench accident. Danny King, 51, was working inside a ...

Efficiency Production offers OSHA-compliant Trench Safety Training

Efficiency Production offers OSHA-compliant Trench...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 25, 2013

Efficiency Production is offering trench safety training for industry professionals who want to comply with OSHA 1926 Subpart P while ...

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 Jun 03, 2010

In the trenches One of the most preventable accidents can also be the deadliest. The accident: Three workers were repairing a water ...

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