Tag: injures

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Fall, trenching & hazmat hazards: safety violations across the USA

April 23, 2019


A fatal fall, hazmat exposure and trenching hazards are among the workplace conditions that resulted in federal and state OSHA violations in recent cases. California fines contractor after worker fatally injured California OSHA issued four citations and $67,500 in penalties […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Three NYC construction workers die in one week

April 15, 2019


Three New York City construction workers died last week at three different worksites – two as the result of struck-by incidents. In Brooklyn, news sources report that 34 year-old Gregory Echevarria was killed when part of a crane he was […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Travelers cuts opioid use among injured construction workers

April 4, 2019


The Travelers Companies, Inc. reports that it has reduced opioid use by nearly 40 percent among the injured construction workers it has helped, thanks in part to the Early Severity Predictor® model, which helps predict which injured employees are at […]