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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 ...
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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 ...
Colorado DOT contractor injured in I-25 work zone accident
A Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) contractor was injured after a vehicle struck the worker’s vehicle in a work ...
StrongArm exoskeletons aim to eliminate back injuries in construction
Football players wear braces. Why not construction workers? StrongArm Technologies says their ErgoSkeleton braces are designed for the “industrial athlete,” ...
Florida road construction worker killed by sweeper truck
On Friday, May 13, a 69-year-old road construction worker was killed when he was run over by a sweeper truck on a job ...
Construction No. 2 industry for hearing loss, study says
A study spanning a decade and incorporating hearing tests of more than 1.4 million American workers found that construction ...
With increase in extreme weather, construction industry partners with Obama to work on more resilient building codes
Citing research linking climate change with an increase in extreme weather occurrences and the likelihood of further increases in ...
Deere’s new 204L, 304L loaders equipped to tackle rough terrain
Komatsu brings artificial intelligence to heavy equipment with NVIDIA-powered cameras
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