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Snooper truck overturns on I-84 on-ramp, crushes bridge inspector in Connecticut

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on August 28, 2015

Snooper truck overturns on I-84 on-ramp, crushes bridge inspector in Connecticut

A bridge inspector for the Connecticut Department of Transportation died Wednesday after his snooper truck tipped over on an interstate on-ramp and crushed him. According to NBC Connecticut, William Shook was ...

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One killed, one injured after wall collapses during road-widening project in Arizona

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on August 28, 2015

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during road-widening project in Arizona

One worker was killed and another was critically injured August 21 in Arizona when a wall collapsed atop them during the demolition of a building for a Tucson road-widening project. The Arizona Daily Star is reporting that ...

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Worker killed by pipe shard on Utah jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 27, 2015

Worker killed by pipe shard on Utah jobsite

A construction worker was killed in Utah last week in a pipe cutting accident. According to a report from The Park Record, 39-year-old Jesus Garcia Hermosillo was working as part of a ...

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Worker dies after fall from 60 feet in Wisconsin

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 26, 2015

Worker dies after fall from 60 feet in Wisconsin

A construction worker was killed last week after suffering a high fall on a Wisconsin jobsite. According to a report from WKOW TV, 25-year-old Christopher Lord fell from a height of ...

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Montana DOT supervisor killed in equipment accident inside work zone

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on August 25, 2015

Montana DOT supervisor killed in equipment accident inside work zone

A Montana Department of Transportation worker was killed while doing shoulder work on a highway in Missoula County. According to NBC Montana, section supervisor Jason Rolls was working with two other ...

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Boom lift overturns, killing worker on Massachusetts jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 24, 2015

Boom lift overturns, killing worker on Massachusetts jobsite

A worker in Massachusetts was killed last week when the boom lift he was working from toppled over. According to a report from the Taunton Gazette, 48-year-old Kevin Miranda was part of ...

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Major scaffolding collapse kills 1 worker, injures 7 more at New Mexico hospital jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 20, 2015

Major scaffolding collapse kills 1 worker, injures 7 more at New Mexico hospital jobsite

A large scaffolding collapse at a New Mexico hospital jobsite killed one worker and injured seven more Tuesday. According to a report from KOB TV, 21 feet of scaffolding "buckled and ...

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Worker killed in trench collapse on Iowa jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 19, 2015

Worker killed in trench collapse on Iowa jobsite

A worker was killed on an Iowa jobsite was killed last week in a trench accident. According to a report from the Des Moines Register, an unidentified worker about 10 feet deep inside ...

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Worker killed in equipment accident on Texas highway paving job

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 17, 2015

Worker killed in equipment accident on Texas highway paving job

A construction worker inside a Texas work zone was killed last week in an accident involving heavy equipment at the jobsite. According to a report from KSAT TV, 66-year-old Salvador Guillen was killed ...

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Dozer overturns and rolls killing operator on Pennsylvania pipeline jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 13, 2015

Dozer overturns and rolls killing operator on Pennsylvania pipeline jobsite

A bulldozer operator on a pipeline jobsite in Pennsylvania was killed last week when his machine overturned. According to a report from The Wellsboro Gazette, 54-year-old Ricky L. Dettman was operating ...

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Fundraising site set up to help New Jersey DOT worker who was run over on the job

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on August 12, 2015

Fundraising site set up to help New Jersey DOT worker who was run over on the job

A website created to raise money for a New Jersey Department of Transportation worker who was injured on the job has raised well over $8,000 in just four days. Carmine Desomma, 28, ...

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Construction worker dies from heat stroke in Texas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 11, 2015

Construction worker dies from heat stroke in Texas

A worker on a residential construction site near Dallas died last month due to extreme temperatures being felt across Texas. According to a report from NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, the cause of 25-year-old ...

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Worker killed while welding silo at Georgia asphalt plant

Posted by Chris Hill on August 10, 2015

Google Earth image of East Coast Asphalt, Waycross, Georgia.

Concepcion Zacatenco Hernandez Jr., 35, was crushed by two “clam shell doors” while welding on a silo at East Coast Asphalt in Waycross, Georgia, August. 5. According to a report by ...

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

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 06, 2015

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

Two managers are facing homicide charges in connection with a deadly soil collapse in New York City earlier this year. The New York Daily News reports Wilmer Cuevas, 49, and Alfonso ...

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Worker killed in 30-foot fall on South Carolina jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 06, 2015

Worker killed in 30-foot fall on South Carolina jobsite

A worker was killed last week during the construction of a residential and retail development in South Carolina. According to a report from Greenville Online, 44-year-old Ascension Molina Medina was working from ...

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Swarm of bees attacks construction crew in California, killing one worker

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 05, 2015

Swarm of bees attacks construction crew in California, killing one worker

While prepping a site for a paving job in Riverside, California, earlier this week, a construction crew was swarmed and stung by hundreds of bees, killing one of the workers. According ...

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Trench accident drowns worker in Massachusetts

Posted by Wayne Grayson on August 04, 2015

Trench accident drowns worker in Massachusetts

A construction worker on a sewer line replacement in a Massachusetts town was killed Friday in a trench accident. According to a report from MassLive.com, an accident inside the trench dug for ...

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Indiana’s Road Construction Awareness Corp. holds 2nd annual motorcycle ride

Posted by Chris Hill on August 04, 2015

Indiana’s Road Construction Awareness Corp. holds 2nd annual motorcycle ride

The Road Construction Awareness Corp.’s (RCAC) second annual Road Construction Awareness Charity Ride brought together more than 300 motorcycle and hot rod riders this past weekend in Indianapolis highlighting the importance ...

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Guy who drove into construction site and hit a worker says he was only trying to help

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 31, 2015

Guy who drove into construction site and hit a worker says he was only trying to help

A disagreement between a construction crew and an enraged driver in Arkansas resulted in one worker clinging to the front of the man's hood for dear life. According to a report ...

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VIDEO: AEM reminds industry “Everyone has a part to play” in under ground utility safety

Posted by Angela Thomas on July 30, 2015

VIDEO: AEM reminds industry “Everyone has a part to play” in under ground utility safety

  The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says “Everyone has a part to play” to help ensure underground utility safety and damage prevention. The association has released a new video alongside online ...

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Worker stung by bees more than 100 times on Arizona jobsite

Posted by Angela Thomas on July 24, 2015

Worker stung by bees more than 100 times on Arizona jobsite

If the scorching Arizona summer heat and the rest of the dangers inherent to construction weren’t enough, a crew in Scottsdale recently had to contend with an angry swarm of ...

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Construction worker killed by fall at Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 24, 2015

Construction worker killed by fall at Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama

A worker on a crew building a new facility at an Alabama Mercedes-Benz plant fell to his death Wednesday. According to a report from Al.com, 53-year-old Jeffery G. Merchant was working atop ...

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Worker killed by 40-foot fall following crane accident at Boston’s Logan Airport

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 23, 2015

Worker killed by 40-foot fall following crane accident at Boston’s Logan Airport

Update: The Boston Globe reports the worker, 54-year-old Lawrence O'Leary, has died from his injuries. O'Leary passed on July 25, more than two weeks after his fall. The post below has been ...

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House falls from jack onto construction worker in San Antonio

Posted by Angela Thomas on July 22, 2015

House falls from jack onto construction worker in San Antonio

A worker in San Antonio somehow survived a horrific accident last week when the house he was working beneath fell on top of him. According to a report from KABB TV, ...

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Contractor killed by falling materials on North Carolina jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 21, 2015

Contractor killed by falling materials on North Carolina jobsite

The owner of a construction business who also served as the mayor of his small North Carolina town was killed in a jobsite accident last week. According to a report from ...

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Excavator slides into ditch, kills worker on Michigan jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 20, 2015

Excavator slides into ditch, kills worker on Michigan jobsite

A worker on a Michigan jobsite was killed last week when he was struck by an excavator. According to a report from The Bay City Times, 40-year-old Jason Robert Schwartzly was killed while spreading gravel ...

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VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to work safely in the summer heat

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on July 20, 2015

VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to work safely in the summer heat

Most of America is simmering as the summer gets into full swing. With the rising temperature, comes an increased chance of heat illnesses for those working at mining operations and construction ...

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Worker killed in fall from Minnesota jobsite was retired

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 17, 2015

Worker killed in fall from Minnesota jobsite was retired

A worker who came out of retirement to lend a contractor a hand was killed by a fall last week in Minnesota. According to a report from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, 69-year-old John A. ...

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Worker killed after being trapped inside burning tractor trailer

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 16, 2015

Worker killed after being trapped inside burning tractor trailer

A tragic accidental fire claimed the life of a construction worker in North Carolina recently as he unloaded a truck. According to to a report from WGHP TV, an unidentified worker ...

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Worker killed in 100-foot fall from scaffolding in Pennsylvania

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 15, 2015

Worker killed in 100-foot fall from scaffolding in Pennsylvania

A worker on a crew performing a brick restoration job in Pennsylvania was killed last week after falling from scaffolding nearly 100 feet in the air. According to a report from The Daily ...

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Embankment collapse kills worker in trench on PennDOT bridge project

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 14, 2015

Embankment collapse kills worker in trench on PennDOT bridge project

A man working on a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation bridge rehabilitation project was killed last week when an embankment collapsed. According to a report from WBRE TV, 37-year-old Richard Gold III was ...

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Worker run over by SUV inside cemetery work zone after telling driver to turn around

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 13, 2015

Worker run over by SUV inside cemetery work zone after telling driver to turn around

A construction worker on a resurfacing project in Iowa said he was intentionally hit by a motorist recently when he told the driver to turn around upon nearing the work zone. According ...

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Worker killed in boom lift accident in Winston-Salem

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 13, 2015

Worker killed in boom lift accident in Winston-Salem

A worker in Winston-Salem was killed last week in an accident involving a boom lift. According to a report from the Winston-Salem Journal, 65-year-old Dennis Michael Laney was found unresponsive atop elevated ...

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Worker killed in shooting on New Orleans jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 10, 2015

Worker killed in shooting on New Orleans jobsite

Another worker was killed in a burst of gunfire on the job last week, this shooting occurring in New Orleans. According to a report from WVUE TV, a 22-year-old unidentified construction worker ...

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Worker killed after being shot multiple times on Baltimore jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 09, 2015

Worker killed after being shot multiple times on Baltimore jobsite

A construction worker was killed on a Baltimore jobsite last week after being shot multiple times. According to a report from ABC2 TV, 31-year-old Nathaniel Wheeler was killed July 2 while ...

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Trench collapse kills worker on gas station project in Texas

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 08, 2015

Trench collapse kills worker on gas station project in Texas

A worker on a crew building a new location for the Allsups chain of gas stations and convenience stores was killed in a trench collapse last week. According to a report ...

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