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  • University City Construction Accident Causes Fatality, Injures Another

    July 08, 2021

    A 55-year old construction worker died at a work site in the University City section of Philadelphia when he was crushed by a drill that toppled over Tuesday night. Another worker, the operator of the drilling rig, was brought to the hospital with lower body injuries, according to fire officials.Emergency responders found the man trapped under […]

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  • How can Excavation and Trench Work Accidents be Prevented?  

    May 21, 2021

    Construction work is one of the most hazardous occupations in the United States. These workers find themselves in precarious positions, like on high scaffolds, by busy roadways, and near electrical wires. These kinds of workplaces result in more workplace injuries than many other occupations. The very nature of construction is unstable and unfinished, and employees […]

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  • House Collapses in Brant Beach, Causing Two Construction Workers to be Hospitalized

    September 25, 2020

    Two men were airlifted to a local hospital after the top floor and deck collapsed on a Brant Beach home. The two men, ages 40 and 35, are construction workers who were working on the house before the accident occured. The collapse happened around 8:30 am on Sept. 24, 2020. A neighbor stated that she […]

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  • Protecting Yourself When Working in Tight Quarters

    August 09, 2019

    Workers whose jobs involve working in tight spaces face some immediate risks of injury, but they also face the long-term effects of working in small spaces. The proper protection can guard against the everyday threats posed by tight spaces, as well as the physical threats down the road. The Right Headgear Hard hats are mandatory […]

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  • Crane Safety Tips

    August 01, 2019

    Crane safety procedures on a construction worksite can save lives and prevent serious injuries. Cranes that are located on top of high buildings are also at risk of injuring pedestrians below in a potential tip-over accident. There are multiple safety concerns that are important to crane use, including full knowledge of how much the crane […]

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  • Worker Participation Eliminates Accidents

    July 05, 2019

    Worker injuries on construction sites have leveled off for the past decade, but this plateau still has industry officials concerned. At an estimated 14 construction fatalities daily, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the cost of construction accidents is too high. To make a dent in the approximately 99 construction injuries reported weekly […]

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  • Elevator Fatalities Increase in the Construction Industry

    June 04, 2019

    A recent study by the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) has found that elevator fatalities among workers have more than doubled since 2003 with the highest numbers in 2015. The CPWR also found that the most elevator fatalities occurred in the construction industry compared to other fields. The second highest field was manufacturing, […]

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  • National Safety Stand-Down Week

    May 06, 2019

    Construction workers suffer a disproportionate number of injuries and fatalities on the job. Falls are the leading cause of death among these workers. Implementing strong safety practices can prevent injuries and save lives. The sixth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction campaign, held May 6 to 10, is sponsored by the Occupational […]

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  • Electrical Hazards

    May 02, 2019

    Each year, approximately 350 people suffer fatal injuries on the job from electrical-related hazards, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Many workers are unaware of the hazards that electrical tools present until it is too late. The following are common electrical hazards to look out for and tips to prevent workplace accidents. […]

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  • New Technology Systems Improve Safety on Construction Sites

    April 02, 2019

    While on a construction site, safety is of the utmost importance and it is just as important as getting the job done. Some construction companies are starting to rely on certain safety systems to ensure safety on worksites. Safety training is vital and should always be more important than any other aspect or device, since safe practices […]

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