NYC workers will be required to meet 40 hours of safety training

The New York City Department of Buildings earlier this month announced that workers at certain jobsites will need to receive a minimum of 40 hours of safety training. Supervisors will be required to have a minimum of 62 hours of training. Delivery people, flag people, professional engineers, registered architects, special inspectors and department licensees excluding […]

Colorado Springs power plant accident killed company owner

One of two men who were electrocuted during a drilling mishap May 10 near a Colorado Springs power plant owned the company that was working for Colorado Springs Utilities. State records show the company has been operating since August. The Gazette

Minneapolis-area tree services worker killed

A landscaping worker was killed last week in Richfield, Minnesota when a piece of metal became dislodged from a wood chipper and struck him. KSTP (St. Paul, Minn.)

Fed-OSHA investigating St. Louis-area worker’s fall

Fed-OSHA is investigating a construction accident that injured a worker Thursday morning in downtown Clayton, Missouri. He was reportedly on the 12th floor about when an overhead load fell onto an aluminum floor, creating a hole. The worker fell through the hole to the 10th floor. St. Louis Post-Dispatch