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Company fined for accident that killed MN man

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a $11,675 fine against Hayward Baker for three federal violations that lead to a worker’s death. Last August, a 39 year-old construction worker from Minneapolis was killed after his fall prevention cord became tangled in a drill. The man was dead before other workers could reach the […] Read more

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Building collapse leaves one worker dead

Five construction workers pouring cement in a five-story condo had to be rescued and dug out from under the rubble after it collapsed on top of them Tuesday morning. One man, 54, died later at the hospital from his injuries. The accident occurred in Brooklyn. The architecture firm that designed the condo have had a […] Read more

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Man falls from roof to his death

A 36 year-old construction worker died earlier this week after he fell more than fifty feet from a roof after installing sheeting. The man was working on a new sports complex when investigators believe a gust of wind caused him to lose his balance. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate the construction site. […] Read more

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Construction accident injures 18

A construction accident in New York has left over a dozen people injured after a scaffolding fell five stories last week. The scaffolding fell from a Harlem building that was set to be demolished and landed on a city bus. Of the eighteen hurt, eight of them were on the bus. Witnesses report that bricks […] Read more

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Man receives face transplant after construction accident

A 25 year-old man from Fort Worth has received the most complete face transplant in medical history. He was injured at his job at a construction site when his boom lift hit a power supply. His face was severely burned, which has left him permanently blind. After three months in a coma, 22 surgeries, and […] Read more

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Green energy projects have high construction injuries

Several watchdog groups warn that solar and wind powered energy structures are becoming extremely dangerous to build and maintain. Some workers are forced to stay in bathroom-sized rooms, full of high-voltage electrical equipment; others have been tangled in machinery or fallen from dangerous heights from installing solar panels and fixing windmill turbines. According to the […] Read more

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Maryland construction accident kills 1, injures another

A 25-ton precast concrete wall fell on 2 workers at the construction site of Maryland Live! casino last week. One worker who was in his early 20s has died and another is in critical condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with life-threatening injuries. Investigation is still underway for the construction […] Read more

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Construction Worker Killed at Water Treatment Plant

A construction worker in New York died on Monday while working at a water treatment plant near Rochester. Early Monday morning, the man and four co-workers were working in a tunnel that was one hundred feet under the ground. The man was operating a boring machine, when he reportedly fell off the machine and was run […] Read more