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Two bridge construction workers were injured, one critically so, after a steel-reinforced concrete support beam weighing at least 60,000 pounds fell 40 feet in Surprise, AZ.

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What’s wrong with this picture? Plenty!

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Effective Aug. 8, 2016, all passengers riding in large commercial trucks in the US will be required to wear seatbelts whenever these vehicles are involved in interstate commerce. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) posted a final rule calling for the change on June 7, 2016.

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Following a sad and unusual worker fatality, the Kentucky Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program has made several recommendations for tower worker safety.

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What harm could this driver’s inattention have caused?

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If you work on a farm, manure happens. Loading manure onto a trailer would be few workers’ idea of fun, but would it surprise you to know it can also be deadly?

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London’s Covent Garden is a busy area, with scores of tourists exploring its offerings. However, the antics of workers toiling high above the sidewalk could have quickly turned a great vacation into a nightmare. The scaffold they assembled had no guardrails and no fall protection, …

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An eight-year study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has found that one-quarter of all construction workers who died between 2003 and 2010 succumbed to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).

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At first glance, what these workers are doing might not be obvious. But examine this photograph more closely…

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A photograph illustrating a mixed bag of job hazards.

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