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Mar 6, 2020

Why having fewer OSHA inspectors matters

In many industries, such as construction, transportation, warehousing and health care, the workplace is dangerous. In 2018 alone, 5,250 workers died on the job.

Sep 19, 2019

Man dies in forklift accident in suburban St. Louis

Authorities say a construction worker has died in a forklift accident in suburban St. Louis.

Aug 16, 2019

‘Work hardening’ can help return injured workers to job sites quickly

Let’s face it, construction is a dangerous industry. Work hardening can help return an injured employee to the job quickly – reducing lost wages and saving you money.

May 17, 2019

OP-ED: Extreme measures needed to improve safety in construction

The construction industry is booming. There are a lot of projects ready to move forward right now, and contractors are frantically looking high and low for workers to build them. Wages are at the highest point we have seen in years. So why is it so hard to attract workers to the industry? One common answer is that construction work is considered too hazardous.

Apr 5, 2017

Report finds noon hour most dangerous for construction workers (UPDATE)

Upending long-held beliefs, a national trades group released a report this week finding that construction accidents are more common at the noon hour than any other time of the day.

Nov 2, 2016

Workplace injuries continue to decrease across state

Wisconsin’s construction industry can look back on 2015 as yet another year of declines in the number of non-fatal on-the-job injuries.

Apr 28, 2016

Services honor construction workers who died on the job

Dozens of workers in the building trades, industry managers and the families of construction workers who have died on the job marched through the state Capitol in Madison on Thursday as part of Workers' Memorial Day.

Apr 19, 2013

The OSHA report

The Daily Reporter's weekly digest of companies that have been cited by OSHA for violations during work around the state.

Jul 30, 2012

Second person in Tomahawk mill accident has died

The second person injured in an accident at a Tomahawk area packaging plant has died.

Mar 12, 2010

The OSHA report

OSHA reports •    Town City Construction, Appleton, must pay a $600 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation Dec. 10 […]

Mar 4, 2010

The OSHA report

OSHA reports •    Eau Claire Roofing Co. Inc., Eau Claire, must pay four scaffolding citations, totaling $3,000, because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued […]

Feb 26, 2010

The OSHA report

OSHA reports •    American Roofing & Home Improvement LLC, Big Bend, paid a $525 fall-protection citation and a $300 abatement-verification citation Dec. 18. The company was issued the citations Sept. […]


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