Construction safety is paramount on the job site and in the equipment shop. Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in which to work.
Many of the construction accidents can result in death, from falls to being struck by construction equipment. And injuries threaten construction safety not only from fellow workers and moving construction equipment, but also from the private vehicles, particularly in work areas near public areas, such as roads.
Education, training, on-site reminders, and proper personal protective equipment (PPE) all contribute to keeping construction workers safe on the project. The construction equipment shop is also a place for focus on safety. Injuries can occur as technicians work around heavy pieces of machinery, welding equipment, and high-pressure fluids.
See the items below for news on construction accidents and how to improve construction safety.
Teen electrocuted on job site
A teen died in a construction accident in North Carolina when a cable from a boom truck touched an electric power line.
Worker dies on job site
Panama City Beach Police are investigating a construction site accident that involved heavy machinery and left one man dead.
Worker killed putting up construction signs
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — The Arkansas Department of Transportation said Tuesday that a worker died after being struck while working on Interstate 30.
Excavator rolls off trailer
MERRIMACK, NH — Greeley Street in Merrimack was closed for several hours on Wednesday after a large excavator fell off a trailer.
A dump truck pulling the trailer was traveling north on the Daniel Webster Highway at about 11:30 a.m. and was turning onto Greeley Street when the excavator rolled off the trailer and landed on the road. The trailer remained upright and attached to the dump truck.
Worker pinned, killed by loader arms
A man was killed after being pinned between the loader arms and the frame of a machine he was working on.
Operator Electrocuted by Powerlines
BARGERSVILLE, Ind — A construction worker is in critical condition after being electrocuted during a construction accident.
According to the Bargersville Fire Department, a construction worker was doing some work excavating on Whiteland Road this afternoon when he accidentally struck some powerlines with his excavator.
Man Killed After Thrown, Run Over by Skid Steer
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 29-year-old Independence, Missouri man was killed Monday evening following an incident with a skid loader.
Skid Steer Ruptures Propane Line, Operator Injured
DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa — A man is in the hospital after accidentally rupturing an underground propane tank in his front yard.
Wheel Loader Crashes into Residence
BIDDEFORD, Maine — A front-end loader crashed into a home at 160 South St. in Biddeford Wednesday afternoon.
A Biddeford police dispatcher said there is significant structural damage to the home, but no injuries have been reported.
Road worker killed in car crash
WOODFIN, N.C. (WSPA) – A road construction worker was killed in a car crash in Woodfin, North Carolina.
According to the Woodfin Police Department, the incident occurred at 11:46 p.m. on Future Interstate-26 West between Exit 25 and Exit 24.
2 workers hit, killed
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two road workers were killed after an SUV hit them on the Interstate 35 northbound frontage road in Austin, Texas.
In an update at noon Friday, Austin Police Department public information officers said the driver of a 2015 Porsche went off the road and hit two workers installing road signs. APD said the workers were “actively installing signs” in the grassy area off the road when they were hit, and other workers were in the area when the crash happened.
Queens contractor fined in worker fatality
NEW YORK – A federal workplace safety investigation has found a Queens construction contractor failed to provide and ensure the use of effective fall protection safeguards that would have prevented the death of a worker who fell about 60 feet from a roof on May 27, 2021, during demolition of a Brooklyn building.
An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that Richmond Construction Inc. failed to provide and require the use of all required safeguards related to fall protection. A worker engaged in demolishing a building at 1045 Flatbush Ave. fell from the roof to the building's interior. Investigators also determined that the company failed to train its workers to recognize and avoid fall hazards.
Heavy equipment rolls over, kills man
MINNEOTA — A 44-year-old man has died after suffering traumatic injuries at a construction site Wednesday, according to Lyon County Sheriff Eric Wallen.
In the late afternoon press release, Wallen reported that fire and public safety services were dispatched at 2:30 p.m. to the 3600 block of 180th Avenue, approximately 2 miles northeast of Minneota, for a man who had become trapped and pinned by equipment.
Construction worker hit, killed near Asheville
WOODFIN, N.C. (WNCN) – Police said an arrest has been made after a road construction worker was killed in a crash outside Asheville on Sunday.
Dario Caravajal Dominguez, 50, of Candler, was working on Future Interstate 26 west between exit 25 and exit 24 when the crash occurred just after 11:46 p.m., Woodfin police said.
Man dies in construction incident
MINNEOTA (KMHL) – A 44-year-old man was declared dead at the scene of a construction accident northeast of Minneota Wednesday.
Contractors Fined for Trench Violations
From Construction Equipment: Two contractors were fined for allowing employees to work in a 5-to-8-foot trench without cave-in protection. In addition, soil removed from the trench was piled at the trench’s edge, causing some material to fall back into the trench.
Georgia Contractor Fined in Death
From Construction Equipment: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Mathis Grading for failing to provide a workplace free from recognized hazards and not notifying OSHA of a work-related fatality within the 8-hour required reporting period. The company faces $20,480 in proposed penalties.
Construction accident leaves worker in critical condition after hit-and-run
CHICAGO — A construction worker is in critical condition after being struck in a hit-and-run on the South Side.
Illinois State Police said the incident happened just before 4 a.m. Wednesday in the southbound lanes of the Bishop Ford near 111th Street. The driver fled the area and there is currently no information on the make or model of the vehicle.
Worker Falls to His Death From Manhattan Bridge
A construction worker fell to his death Wednesday while painting on the Manhattan Bridge, police said.
Worker Killed in Maintenance Accident
SALT LAKE CITY — A construction worker died Wednesday during an industrial accident at the Salt Lake City International Airport, police said.
The worker was an employee of SoNev Construction, according to a statement from Managing Member Keith Gilbert. The death occurred while crews were performing maintenance on some construction equipment at the airport, he said.
Construction Accident Buries Worker, Killing Him
An individual was killed after being buried in a construction site accident near Breckenridge Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 16, according to officials. Another individual was partially buried but was uninjured in the incident.
Autonomous Work Vehicle Promotes Job Site Safety [VIDEO]
From Construction Equipment: Honda and Black & Veatch have successfully tested the prototype Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) at a Black & Veatch construction site in New Mexico. During the month-long field test, the second-generation prototype of the fully electric Honda AWV performed a range of functions at a large-scale solar energy construction project, including towing activities and transporting construction materials, water, and other supplies to pre-set destinations within the work site.
Trench collapse kills one
CHILI, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office say a man died while working to excavate a piece of property on Bellaqua Estates Drive in Chili Sunday morning.
According to deputies, workers for a private company were digging a trench to access an underground sewer when it caved in, killing the victim. Watch video.
Worker trapped by beam dies
ANDERSON CO., SC (WSPA) – One person has died after a construction accident Thursday afternoon at a factory in Anderson County.
The coroner said the victim was attempting to bolt two large steel beams together when one of the beams toppled over causing him to become trapped. Watch video.
Truck crane hits wires; driver electrocuted
OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — A man is in critical condition after being electrocuted on a construction site in Ottawa County on Thursday.
Police say the accident happened around 12:30 p.m. in the 7000 block of Taylor Street in Blendon Township. A worker was operating a boom truck at a residential construction site when the boom was navigated into electrical wires, which caused a fire on the truck. The worker was then electrocuted, police say. Watch video.
Flagger killed when semi crashes into construction zone
IOSCO COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) - A semi-truck rams into a construction zone area on U.S. 23 south of Oscoda, killing a flag man who was on the road and another driver.
The semi-truck was coming up to the construction area and apparently did not see the flag man who was holding a stop sign. Watch video.
DUI driver hits paving crew, injuring one
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A road construction worker was injured early Monday morning on Airport Boulevard after being struck by a vehicle driven by an impaired driver, according to the Mobile Police Department. Read more.
Excavator falls off trailer, killing driver
One person was killed when a load being pulled by a truck rolled over onto a van along U.S. 250 in the Sunset Heights area outside Bridgeport on Wednesday.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol St. Clairsville Post is investigating the crash that occurred around 10 a.m. near milepost 7 in Pease Township. Read more.
Construction accident in North Miami kills 1
NORTH MIAMI, Fla. – A death investigation is underway in North Miami, near the entrance to the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University. A mobile drill rig fell on two men. Read more.
Man dies in trench collapse
Dave Chmielewski, 48, died after an excavation trench partially collapsed, according to a news release from the Lakes Area Police Department in Lindstrom. Read more.
Construction worker charged with murder of supervisor at work site
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a construction worker has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his supervisor at a Tennessee work site.
The district attorney’s office in Shelby County said Friday that Marcus D. Williams also was indicted as a convicted felon in possession of a firearm involving a crime of violence.
Fire rescue team plucks stranded construction worker
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A construction worker, stranded 60 feet up on scaffolding after an equipment failure, was rescued by Portland Fire and Rescue.
Construction Safety Neglected in Concrete Worker Death
DRUMMONDS, TN – The death of a 67-year-old worker at a Drummonds worksite in April 2021 might have been prevented had their employer not ignored federal workplace requirements, a U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation has found.
Investigators determined the employee of Mississippi Limestone Corp., a Friars Point, Mississippi, concrete products manufacturer and distributor, was trying to repair a rock hopper of a mobile concrete plant when he became engulfed in rock. Read more.
Trench Collapse Death Ruled Preventable
DENVER – A federal workplace safety investigation that followed a deadly trench collapse in Johnstown on April 16 has concluded a Strasburg excavation contractor failed to take required safety precautions that might have prevented the death of a 50-year-old worker.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration determined that Dunaway Excavating Inc. allowed employees to work in a 16-foot deep trench amid accumulating water and without protective systems. Read more.
Person freed, hospitalized after trench collapse
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Firefighters have freed a construction worker trapped by a trench collapse Wednesday morning. Read more.
Construction worker hit by vehicle on I-70
A construction worker was struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning on I-70.
The incident occurred near exit 5- Elm Grove. Read more.
Construction Worker Seriously Hurt In I-94 Work Site Accident
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A construction crew employee was seriously injured in an accident at a site on Interstate 94 in the north metro Monday afternoon.
The Minnesota State Patrol says troopers were called to the site on the westbound section of the interstate in Dayton at 1 p.m. Read more.
Excavator Falls Off Trailer
A dump truck that was pulling a trailer hauling an excavator was involved in a single-vehicle accident just after 6:00pm Monday, on Industrial Boulevard at the red light in Leesburg.
As the ’95 GMC truck was making the turn, the weight shifted, with the trailer hauling the excavator overturning sending the equipment into the roadway. Read more.
Construction Worker Dies in Excavator Accident
A Clearfield County man died Monday at a construction site in Spring Township, the police department’s top administrator said. The 26-year-old was operating an excavator about 1 p.m. to dig trenches for sewer lines at a new housing development. Read more.
Man Dies After Hit by Loader Bucket
MITCHELL – On October 19 at approximately 9:41 a.m., The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call from FiberTech located at 3159 Fleenor Road in Mitchell. The caller reported an individual had been run over by a front-end loader and was injured. Read more.
Dump Truck Kills Worker
A road construction worker was killed in the eastern North Dakota community of Cooperstown when she was struck by a dump truck.
The Highway Patrol said the truck was backing up to pour asphalt on the roadway when it hit the 50-year-old woman. Read more.
Trailered Excavator Hits Bridge
CUMBERLAND, Maine —A crash involving an excavator on I-295 in Cumberland caused a miles-long traffic backup Saturday afternoon.
A spokesperson for the Maine Department of Transportation says the excavator hit the Tuttle Road Overpass near Falmouth. Read more.
Semi Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Drives Into Excavator
TULSA, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a driver fell asleep at the wheel of a semi truck that later hit an excavator Saturday afternoon.
The collision happened when the semi truck driver drove off Interstate 44 eastbound and crashed into the excavator in the parking lot of a Utility Tri-State location. Read more.
Video Captures Excavator Hitting Railway Bridge
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – A railroad overpass bridge in Belchertown remains operable after an excavator hit it Tuesday afternoon.
A video sent to 22News from Cooper Ferguson shows a driver towing an excavator approaching the railroad overpass on N Washington Street in Belchertown. Read more.
Woman Killed when Loader Backs Over Car
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Troopers say an elderly driver died after a front-end loader backed over her car in Winter Haven.
The scene of the crash was near the intersection of Avenue C SW and 2nd Street SW. Read more.
Man Trapped Under Skid Steer Dies
DARTMOUTH — An 80-year-old Dartmouth man died Friday afternoon on his property after getting trapped under a piece of construction equipment.
The Bristol County District Attorney's Office identified the man as Leslie Dewars of Pardon Hill Road. Read more.
Worker Killed by Dump Truck
ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police said a construction worker was killed Monday morning when they were struck by a dump truck.
The incident happened on land which it appears crews are clearing and bulldozing in preparation for some type of new building. Watch the video report.
Dodge Construction Safety Report Highlights Technology
From Construction Equipment: Safety Management in the Construction Industry 2021 SmartMarket Report, the fifth in this series, shows how contractors and workers are adapting well-established principles of safety management to respond to the pandemic and are beginning to take advantage of increased access to real-time data. Read more.
Construction accident claims 1 after trench collapses
Officials say a construction worker was near an excavation trench when the side gave way. He fell down and was buried. Read more.
Construction safety: Worker pinned by excavator escapes
A construction worker suffered what police described as non life-threatening injuries after being momentarily pinned by an excavating apparatus Tuesday morning at the construction site of a wastewater treatment facility. Read more.
Construction hit and run
A semi hauling a blue trailer caught a piece of construction equipment on the trailer and continued down the road, according to authorities.
The construction worker’s injuries were considered minor. Read more.
Crane operator recovering after losing legs
Eddie Garcia has been in the construction business for 28 years. On July 15, he was in his first construction accident while working on a job at the Martin Marietta quarry in Johnston County.
In a matter of seconds, Garcia, 48, was trapped by a toppled crane. Read more.
Construction Accident Damages New Central 70 Project Bridge
DENVER (CBS4)– A construction accident has damaged a portion of the new Central 70 Project. The Colorado Department of Transportation confirmed that part of a bridge broke off and fell onto one of the new bridges. Read more.
Dayton man cited for crash in construction zone
MEACHAM, Oregon — A man from Dayton was warned and cited for his involvement in a construction zone crash Tuesday, Sept. 14, according to Oregon State Police. Read more.
1,500 construction sites shut down during construction safety sweep
NEW YORK: City safety inspectors shut down construction at nearly 1,5000 building sites during a three-month long safety sweep this summer.
The campaign was part of the Department of Building’s Zero Tolerance construction safety enforcement that saw inspectors sweeping construction sites across the five boroughs in order to ensure that proper safeguards were in place to prevent worker falls or site injuries. Read more.
Case study in construction safety: managing a pandemic
When news first broke of an unknown, deadly virus plaguing China, Atlanta-based Batson-Cook Construction’s executive leadership took action to prepare for the worst, said Nicole Ivers, the company’s vice president of health, safety and environment.
Before the first COVID-19 case was recorded in the U.S., the company’s new COVID-19 response team had been meeting weekly.... Read more.
Construction safety: Waterline bursts, injuring worker
INDOT workers injured in wreck on I-65
Lanes reopened after Indiana Department of Transportation workers were injured when a semitrailer slammed into two INDOT vehicles earlier. Read more.
Road Construction Worker Fatally Run Over By Reversing Truck
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 50-year-old road construction worker was fatally run over by a reversing semi truck Wednesday night in Ramsey. Read more.
Suspected driver arrested in hit-and-run that left 1 construction worker dead
DENVER (KDVR) — One person is dead and another in serious condition after being hit by the driver of an SUV. Read more.
Construction Safety: Suicide Prevention Resources
From Construction Equipment: The Travelers Companies released a white paper and Risk Control eGUIDE designed to help contractors assess and implement suicide-in-construction awareness programs. Read more.
Buildings Department probing worker injury at Staten Island construction site
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The city Department of Buildings (DOB) is investigating a report of a worker who was injured in a fall at a construction site in Port Richmond Monday morning. Read more.
Crane collapses on Issaquah home, injuring two workers
On Aug. 31, A crane collapsed on an Issaquah home injuring two workers. Read more.
Man, 49, dead in industrial crane incident
MASTODON TOWNSHIP, MI – A worker died in an industrial crane accident at a dam in the Upper Peninsula this week, police said. Read more.
Rail traffic rerouting after crane slams into railroad overpass near Lavina
A railroad repair crew from BNSF has begun work Friday on repair of a railroad overpass State Road 3 at Cushman, about three miles west of Lavina. Read more.
2 injured, 1 worker still trapped in construction accident at John Hunt Park [VIDEO]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - At least three people were injured after a trench collapsed at a construction site in Huntsville Thursday afternoon. Read more.
One killed after excavator falls off trailer onto vehicle
NIPOMO, Calif. -- One driver was killed after a construction excavator fell onto their car in Nipomo on Wednesday afternoon. Read more.
Worker killed jumping from crane before semi crashes into it
PAW PAW, Mich — A construction worker is dead after a semi-truck crash in a construction zone. Read more.
Worker killed after being hit by car in construction zone
JEMISON, Ala. (AP) — A state worker was killed Monday when he was hit by a car in a road construction zone in Chilton County. Read more.
Suicide: The Threat to Construction Safety
According to the CDC, construction workers commit suicide 4 times more than the general population. What can be done to stem this hazard? Read more.
How 9 Workers Died in Nairobi Horror Crane Accident
The crane collapsed as technicians were dismantling it. Read more.
Construction worker safe after trench rescue [VIDEO]
FREDONIA, Wis. - A Fredonia DPW worker was flown to the hospital with "crush-related injuries" after being rescued from a trench in the village Wednesday, Aug. 25. Read more.
Construction Worker Killed By Lightning Strike, Co-Worker Injured
The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office says a 60-year-old construction worker was killed by a lightning strike Tuesday morning, while a co-worker was injured. Read more.
UPDATED: Construction worker dies after electrical accident in Dumfries
UPDATED: A construction worker whose extended power lift hit an electrical transmission line outside a Dumfries apartment complex Tuesday afternoon has died from his injuries, officials said Tuesday night. Read more.
Worker struck, driver cited in southern Illinois construction-zone accident
PITTSFIELD — A semi-trailer truck driver was cited on several charges after a Chatham man was injured Thursday while working in an Interstate 72 construction zone. Read more.
Three rescued from 10-foot hole after construction accident in Florida
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Three people were rescued from a 10-foot hole after a construction accident on Juno Beach Thursday morning. Read more.
Construction worker hit, seriously injured by SUV in Saco
A construction worker from Gorham Sand and Gravel sustained serious injuries Friday afternoon when they were hit by a car in a construction zone on Route 1 in Saco, police said. Read more.
Two workers injured after falling 20 feet at a construction site
Cortland, Illinois (WTVO) —Two construction workers were seriously injured after a two-story fall in Cortland, Illinois on Saturday morning, police said. Read more.
One Person Killed, Two Injured When Car Slams Into Bus Shelter, Then Hits Construction Worker In Calumet City
CALUMET CITY, Ill. (CBS) — One person was killed and two were injured Thursday afternoon when a driver hit a bus shelter, and then plowed into a construction worker, in Calumet City. Read more.
Downtown Sacramento block reopened after toppled crane removed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Twelfth Street between K and L Streets in downtown Sacramento is back open to vehicle and pedestrian traffic after a crane accident forced an hourslong closure Saturday. Read more.
1 seriously injured after Bedford crash involving crane truck
BEDFORD, Va. (WSET) — One person was left seriously injured after a crash involving a crane truck and a Sedan Friday. Read more.
Camanche man injured in crane crash
CLINTON — A Camanche man was transported to Genesis by ambulance after a one-vehicle accident last week. Read more.
2 construction workers taken to hospital from Merriwether Elementary
EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Edgefield County dispatchers confirmed that emergency medical crews were sent to Merriwether Elementary on Monday morning after a construction accident. Read more.
Excavator catches fire in West Eugene; no reported injuries
EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Springfield Fire crews are on the scene of an excavator fire on Cloudburst Way in West Eugene Sunday afternoon. Read more.
Loader bucket accident injures one in Cambria
One person was injured during a loader bucket accident Friday afternoon in Cambria County. Read more.
KY 7 in Magoffin County closed indefinitely due to equipment accident
KY 7 in Magoffin County is closed indefinitely at milepoint 16.1 due to an equipment accident. Read more.
Construction worker seriously injured in Boise trench collapse
BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — A construction worker suffered serious injuries after an excavator [sic] fell into a 25-foot trench Monday morning. Editor’s note: wheel loader. Read more.
Montana prisoner dies in excavator accident
HELENA (AP) — A man incarcerated at the Montana State Prison inmate died in an accident while working at the prison ranch in Deer Lodge, the Department of Corrections confirmed Thursday. Read more.
Two crushed to death after crane part falls on them at US embassy
Two labourers working at an under-construction site at the United States embassy in New Delhi’s Chanakyapuri area were crushed to death on Friday after a part of a crane operating on the ground fell on them, police said.... Read more.
Power Line Struck in Downtown New Canaan, One Electrocuted [UPDATING]
One worker was transported to the hospital with a burn injury after a utility crew struck a power line Tuesday morning in downtown New Canaan, officials say. Read more.
Amid recent trench collapses, US Department of Labor reminds South Dakota employers, workers of excavation hazards
RAPID CITY, SD ‒ Four days before Christmas in 2020, an excavation company’s owner was fixing an underground sewer line in Rapid City when the trench around him collapsed; his life ended under thousands of pounds of dirt. Read more.
Man injured in construction accident in Mashpee
MASHPEE – A man was injured in a construction accident in Mashpee about 1 PM Thursday afternoon. Read more.
Construction zone accident closes Canfield road
CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – A construction zone accident Wednesday has closed a road in Canfield. Read more.
Firefighters rescue trapped construction worker in Lakewood
LAKEWOOD, Ohio (WOIO) - A construction worker was injured in an industrial accident Wednesday afternoon. Read more.
Beaumont – Two construction workers hit, one killed
Motorists from this area traveling to the Golden Triangle experienced traffic delays on Tuesday after two construction workers were hit, one of which died. Read more.
Construction worker dies after falling through chimney of elementary school in Waukegan
A masonry worker doing repairs at an elementary school in Waukegan died Saturday after falling down a chimney shaft, authorities said. Read more.
Man injured in construction accident
A man was seriously injured in a construction accident Friday in Ada. Read more.
DUI suspect arrested after construction worker killed on 10 Freeway in Ontario
A West Covina man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he struck and killed a construction worker on the 10 Freeway in Ontario, the California Highway Patrol said. Read more.
Police ID construction worker killed in Redding
REDDING — Police have released the identity of a construction worker killed in an accident last week while working at a home off Putnam Park Road. Read more.
Man dies in Auburn after being trapped under an excavator
A 21-year-old pool company employee was working at home on Danville Corner Road. Read more.
Construction Company Owner, Bryan Johnson, Sentenced To Jail For Worksite Accident
GRAND COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — An Avon resident, Bryan Johnson, was sentenced by a judge to 10 months in jail Wednesday. Read more.
Worker hurt in construction accident in Lower Pottsgrove Twp.
L. POTTSGROVE TWP., Pa. - A man was hurt in a construction accident in Montgomery County Thursday. Read more.
Worker rescued after being buried alive in trench collapse
OMAHA, Neb. (CNN) - Rescue crews in Nebraska had to scramble Saturday to save a construction worker who was buried alive in a trench collapse. Read more.
Construction worker crushed in accident at UH Manoa
HONOLULU (KHON2) –A man is dead after a construction accident at Clarence T.C. Ching Field on the University of Hawaii Manoa campus Thursday night. Read more.
Arc burn happens "in a flash"
From Construction Equipment: Realizing he’s forgotten to lower his PPE, the worker quickly turns away—but it’s too late. The arc has already injured the eye and potentially the surrounding skin. Read more.
Workers rescued after accident at sewer district construction site
SHREWSBURY — Three workers were trapped Wednesday morning under a piece of concrete about 200 feet underground while working on the Deer Creek tunnel project, officials said. Read more.
Sanatoga Greene Worker Reported Injured
LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – For a second time within the past four months, a man was injured Thursday (Aug. 5, 2021) in what is being labeled as a “construction accident”... Read more.
Worker killed in construction accident at site of future Amazon warehouse
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man was killed Tuesday morning in an accident at an Amazon warehouse under construction in Philadelphia's Hunting Park section. Read more.
5 Ways to Prevent Hearing Loss
From Construction Equipment. The hearing loss from prolonged noise exposure can create unsafe work conditions, putting employees at risk of accident or injury. Read more.