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Worker Killed, Another Critically Injured in Cambridge Staircase Collapse

The collapse took place at a city-owned garage at 55 First Street   A construction worker was killed and another critically injured when a staircase collapsed at a city-owned parking garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Tuesday. Authorities received a 911 call about an incident

Worker Killed, Another Critically Injured in Cambridge Staircase Collapse2021-04-15T17:50:47-04:00

Two men killed at construction site in downtown Boston, officials say

Two men were killed Wednesday at a downtown Boston construction site and their bodies were recovered from a hole, authorities confirmed at the scene of the tragedy. It’s now under investigation by Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins’ office, Boston police, and the Occupational

Two men killed at construction site in downtown Boston, officials say2021-04-16T05:06:59-04:00

Fall hazards and construction site injuries – Laura Daly

  Many construction injuries are the result of management’s failure to maintain a safe jobsite. Some of these injuries are the result of defective equipment. Other injuries are the result of carelessness or negligence on the part of a

Fall hazards and construction site injuries – Laura Daly2021-04-15T14:01:58-04:00

David Angueira Discusses Worker’s Compensation & Workplace Injuries

There can be a variety of hazardous equipment conditions and unsafe working environments on a construction site. Work-related injuries at construction sites are extremely common, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting over 150,000 each year. In 2014 crashes involving vehicles

David Angueira Discusses Worker’s Compensation & Workplace Injuries2021-04-16T13:36:01-04:00

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds

Deaths from drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, according to a new study. The number of people killed when someone plowed through a light reached 939 in 2017, the last full-year numbers were available, according to the study by the AAA

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds2021-04-16T07:28:32-04:00

Joseph Swartz Talks About North End Falling Debri Incident

Construction Site Accidents Safety is everyone’s job on the construction site, but ultimately, the safety of a construction worksite is the responsibility of the general contractor. This is especially true when a worker is performing work high off the ground, since serious injuries

Joseph Swartz Talks About North End Falling Debri Incident2021-04-15T12:28:10-04:00

Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End

A woman in her 30s sustained critical injuries when she was apparently struck by a falling metal railing while walking on a sidewalk on Atlantic Avenue around 8:30 Thursday morning.   Witnesses say she was walking with her husband and her dog when it happened.

Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End2021-04-16T06:09:39-04:00

Construction Site Accident In Boston’s Theater District Being Investigated

On March 20, 2014, a partial building collapse in Boston’s Theater District caused injuries to three workers. While the investigation is in its early stages, initial reports indicate that a heavy load of steel placed on the unfinished 12th floor of the apartment tower under

Construction Site Accident In Boston’s Theater District Being Investigated2021-04-16T13:29:52-04:00

Officials: 14 Dead, 200 Injured in West, Texas Explosion

Residents of West, a town in Central Texas, have begun the healing process after an explosion at a fertilizer plant injured more than 200 residents and killed 14. Officials will be allowing residents back into their homes in part of the severely damaged neighborhood in

Officials: 14 Dead, 200 Injured in West, Texas Explosion2021-04-16T06:08:07-04:00

“Human Error” Said To Cause Gas Explosion In Springfield, MA

Human error was the cause of Friday’s natural gas explosion in downtown Springfield that leveled a strip club, damaged dozens of other buildings, and injured at least 19 people, officials said today.   In a statement, State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan’s office said the explosion

“Human Error” Said To Cause Gas Explosion In Springfield, MA2021-04-16T06:11:49-04:00

Worksite Accident In Salem Kills Lynn Man

According to Salem Police, at approximately 12:20 on Saturday November 13, 2010, a Lynn man was struck on the head and killed by a 50 pound sandbag on 60 Washington Street, Salem, Massachusetts where a construction crew was working on the roof of a three

Worksite Accident In Salem Kills Lynn Man2021-04-15T14:13:39-04:00

San Bruno Gas Explosion Disaster

On September 9, 2010, in San Bruno, California, a massive gas explosion resulted from a ruptured line owned by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).   While the cause of the explosion is unknown at this time, PG&E promised to accept responsibility if it is proved

San Bruno Gas Explosion Disaster2021-04-15T15:04:05-04:00
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