Wagerstown, Maryland A member of a Washington County Highway Department crew clearing logs and debris from the base of the Broadfording Bridge sustained a broken leg Tuesday morning when he was struck by a log, rescuers said.
Bellevue, Washington Three construction workers were hurt Wednesday when an exterior elevator they were dismantling collapsed. The accident happened just before 8 a.m. at the Lincoln Square construction site. The three men, wearing harnesses, were on top of the cage part of the hoist working to tear it down when the cage Read More
Brentwood, Pennsylvania A crane driver was critically burned and two other construction workers were seriously injured at a job site at a Brentwood shopping center after a scaffold being moved by a crane came in contact with a high voltage power line. The accident happened at 10:42 a.m. yesterday, when Read More
United Kingdom A grieving wife today spoke of her torment at losing her childhood sweetheart in a freak workplace accident. Roger Ireland, 52, of Oval Road, Costessey, died after a large steel plate being carried by a crane swung around and hit him on the back of the head at Read More
Okinawa, Japan It was a hot summer day in May 2002, in Japan (Okinawa). I was picking up ribbon bridge sections. I had already lifted five other sections. By the time the next section was ready, I had to move closer. I was set up over the rear picking up Read More
Black & Veatch filed the lawsuit in Superior Court against Milford Power Co. LLC and Hartford Fire Insurance Co., alleging breach of contract and seeking to recover $23 million in labor and construction costs that have gone unpaid since the fatal accident. The action is a counterclaim filed in response Read More