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.
Authorities say a construction worker has died in a forklift accident in suburban St. Louis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Daily Reporter's weekly digest of companies that have been cited by OSHA for violations during work around the state.
The second person injured in an accident at a Tomahawk area packaging plant has died.
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 […]
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 […]
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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