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Scissor lift falls 14 stories from building under construction in OKC, killing operator
A construction worker in Oklahoma City was killed last week when the scissor lift he was working from fell ...
Neb. bridge worker survives being trapped by falling bridge planks
A county crew was installing a 30-foot-long retaining wall under a closed bridge in Lancaster County, Nebraska, on September 1, when when wooden ...
N. Carolina construction worker falls into lake and drowns
Filigonio Bravo Perez, a 29-year-old construction worker, fell from a bridge he was painting into Lake Hickory in Catawba County, ...
First Caltrans District 7 employee death on the job in 11 years as worker is struck on freeway near LA
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 7 employee Jorge Lopez, 57, was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer September ...
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Mini excavator falls into trench, pins worker inside on Md. jobsite
A construction worker in Maryland's Montgomery County was rescued from a trench Saturday after a mini excavator fell into the ...
Colorado motorist targets work zone flagger, causes injuries
A Colorado man was arrested last week after threatening a flagger inside a Longmont work zone with his vehicle. According ...
Safety? There’s an app for that. Manage OSHA documentation from a tablet
Developed by a business owner who was frustrated at trying to get employees to fill out paper forms, the ...
The future of work zone safety: Intelligent transportation systems and smarter project coordination
Construction work zones are some of the most brightly designated areas along roads and highways, even rivaling the ubiquitous ...
USDOL launches tech competition to improve worker hearing safety
The U.S. Department of Labor recently launched the "Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge," a competition that it ...
Tennessee DOT veteran struck and killed by vehicle while flagging
Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) operations technician James “Pee Wee” Hopkins, 63, was struck and killed by an oncoming ...
Columbia County, Georgia DOT make videos to educate drivers about work zone safety
Hoping to lower the 2015 figure of 27 deaths in work zones on Columbia County roads, Georgia Department of Transportation ...
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Two construction workers on a Boise, Idaho, jobsite were forced to jump from a boom lift earlier this week ...
Building a strong construction safety culture means being comfortable with confrontation
When it comes to safety, most construction companies today talk a good game. They follow the rules; they document ...
House subcommittee approves bill cutting OSHA, MSHA, NIOSH funding
The House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee met July 7 to mark up ...
One worker dead, one injured after truck hits arm of lift at bridge work site
On July 1, two men who were working on the Fauntleroy Expressway Bearing Pad Replacement Project under the West Seattle Bridge were injured when ...
Labor Dept. hikes penalty amounts for OSHA and MSHA violations
In November 2015, Congress enacted the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act to adjust civil monetary penalties for ...
Steel a lighter, bend-not-break alternative to concrete work zone barriers (VIDEO)
At nearly four times the cost, steel barriers are nowhere near as prevalent as the traditional concrete barrier seen ...
APWA to honor Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety with performance award
The American Public Works Association (APWA) will award the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety (MCRS) with the Exceptional Performance ...
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Stress tests were underway when Miami bridge collapsed during accelerated construction
Toyota enters construction truck segment with debut of Hino XL7, XL8
Komatsu-owned dealers part ways with Deere-owned Wirtgen products
Equipment Roundup: Chevy unveils new medium duty Silverados; Toyota enters construction truck market; How Komatsu KomVision cameras eliminate blind spots; Case intros 2 rollers; 3 new Cat rollers feature oscillation
International unveils MV Series trucks: eventual DuraStar successor brings Class 8 comforts
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