Construction Accidents


Construction Worker Killed in Trench Collapse

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, NC –  A 36-year old construction worker was killed following a trench collapse while installing an overflow pipe at a new pond on Red Barn Lane outside of Rocky Mount. The worker has been identified as Edward Webb. State Department of Labor spokeswoman Dolores Quesenberry says the company Read the full article…

Hard hat on the construction site excavator on the background

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…