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Construction deaths up 10% in preliminary 2014 report; total leads all industries

Construction deaths up 10% in preliminary 2014 report;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 02, 2015

Nearly 4,700 people were killed on the job in 2014, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, ...

Worker struck and killed by dump truck in Tampa work zone

Worker struck and killed by dump truck in Tampa work...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 16, 2015

A construction worker doing pavement work died last week after he was hit by a dump truck. According to WFLA, 26-year-old ...

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

On Tuesday, thousands gathered in services across the country as part of the annual Workers Memorial Day remembrance. The day ...

Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on Texas jobsites

Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

Over the weekend, the Dallas Morning News released a bombshell of a report on workplace deaths in Texas as compared to ...

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker deaths and injuries since its inception (INFOGRAPHIC)

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law in 1970, bringing about OSHA. And though the agency gets ...

The construction industry now accounts for the most U.S. workplace deaths thanks to a 5% increase in 2012

The construction industry now accounts for the most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2013

With 775 fatal injuries in 2012, private construction rose to the top of all U.S. industries in the number of ...

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