Construction Accidents


Cal-OSHA Investigating Fatal Crane Accident in West Hollywood 2

LOS ANGELES, CA – Cal-OSHA investigators were on the scene Tuesday, following an accident when a worker was killed after he was crushed between a construction crane and a trailer. Socal Edison media spokesman, Robert Villegas told SUN News that the contractor, Hill Crane, was working on a transmission project for Read the full article…


NY City to Quadruple Fines for Construction Accidents

NEW YORK, NY – Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced plans for a sweeping new construction enforcement effort, on the heels of a fatal crane collapse earlier this month. The city will quadruple fines for serious safety lapses and undertake “proactive” safety investigations at 1,500 construction sites, along with other measures, Read the full article…


Bridge Repair Company Named a ‘Severe Violator’ after Fatal Trench Collapse

Williamsport, PA.- OSHA has named Susquehanna Supply Company Inc. a ‘severe violator’ due to willful violations and the company’s extensive history of violations dating back to the early 1970s. An employee working inside a 12-foot-deep trench was killed when an adjacent trench wall collapsed and buried him.  His employer had Read the full article…


OSHA Cites Two Construction Companies for Fall Hazards

West Chester, PA – An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) has found that High Quality Builders Inc., a Bordentown, New Jersey, subcontractor routinely misused front-end loaders and similar pieces of equipment to support scaffold platforms. The company also failed to provide fall protection and Read the full article…