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Deaths Hit 14-year High for NY Construction Workers

A new report from the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health indicated construction deaths hit a 14-year state high in 2016. So reports The Associated Press.


Man Killed After Apparent Accident at MA Construction Site

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials were onsite after an unidentified male worker was apparently pinned beneath a beam and killed at a construction site in Annisquam. So reports The Eagle Tribune.


L.A. Looks to Shore up At-risk Concrete Structures Before Disaster

Los Angeles officials issued orders to the owners of approximately 1,500 at-risk concrete buildings to determine if their buildings will require retrofitting. So reports the Los Angeles Times.


Women Builders' Safety the Focus of New Pact

As the number of women in the construction workforce continues to climb from a recent dip, a renewed partnership between OSHA and a women’s trade organization will analyze ways to improve the safety and well-being of women at construction sites.


Resources for Safety Leadership Training

Construction businesses intent on reducing fatalities and injuries would be wise to implement safety leadership training for owners, project manages, supervisors and crew leaders.


Construction Worker Killed at Alabama Apartment Complex Site

Construction worker David Thornton, of Mississippi, was killed after being hit with a bulldozer at an apartment complex construction site. So reports 


OSHA Health & Safety Courses on Local Community Colleges

A new course from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) will cover construction safety and health principles and OSHA policies, procedures, and construction industry standards. So reports QC Online.


Zone-in on Safety with Construction Site Drones

Drone use in the construction industry is rising to new heights, with as much as 41% of the largest construction firms reporting an interest in using drones. That's according to a report by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.


Safety Concerns for Workers Rebuilding Texas, Florida After Hurricanes

Safety experts are concerned about crews who are working to rebuild Texas and Florida after the two states were devastated by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. So reports Think Progress.


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