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Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker in California work zone

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

While working a highway job near San Francisco Wednesday, a construction worker was crushed and killed by a large pipe. According ...

Missing barricade leaves VW Bug straddling a work zone barrier in Oklahoma

Missing barricade leaves VW Bug straddling a work zone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

The driver of a Volkswagen beetle walked away from the car shaken up but unharmed after mistakenly driving into a ...

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room” to show drivers the dangers of road construction

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction can be a dangerous job and when you throw in people in a hurry driving alongside you, it becomes ...

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 ...

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

Road worker killed, 2 others injured after driver crashes head-on into Louisiana work zone

Road worker killed, 2 others injured after driver...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

A road construction worker died earlier this week, succumbing to injuries sustained in a work zone crash in Louisiana. According to ...

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange lane paint for making work zones more visible to drivers

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that it will be the first DOT in the United States to test ...

SUV strikes and kills construction worker setting cones in Pennsylvania work zone

SUV strikes and kills construction worker setting cones...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

A construction worker setting cones for a lane closure in North Coventry Township, Pennsylvania, was struck by an SUV Wednesday ...

Construction worker killed after being hit by dump truck on Georgia interstate

Construction worker killed after being hit by dump...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 30, 2014

A construction worker was killed over the weekend in Rockdale, Georgia after being hit by a dump truck. Tristram Harvey, 51, ...

Construction worker killed in work zone hit and run near Dallas

Construction worker killed in work zone hit and run...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 08, 2014

A highway construction worker was killed earlier this week while working on the President George Bush Turnpike in Grand Prairie, ...

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking up cones from work zone

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 28, 2014

A construction worker was killed after being hit by a trash truck that crashed into a road work zone last ...

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work zones

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 24, 2014

Although many types of construction work can be considered hazardous, few tasks are more dangerous than those conducted in road ...

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