Breda, Iowa Bruce Owen Hicks, 50, of Sioux Falls, died Thursday when a boom of a crane collapsed and fell on him. Authorities said he was working on a bridge repair project southwest of Breda, which is about 10 miles northwest of Carroll in western Iowa.
Yakima, Washington A man laying sewer pipe in a new home development was electrocuted when a backhoe, operated by his father, hit a powerline overhead, the Yakima County sheriff’s office said. William Anderson, 26, was pronounced dead Monday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Chuck Anderson, 63, the owner of Central Concrete Read More
OSHA Cites Weymouth, Mass., Employer in Waltham Tipover Death, Stresses Need for Proper Worker Training to Prevent Similar Deaths
Waltham, Massachusetts Brite Lite Electrical Co., Inc., of Weymouth, Mass., has been cited for four alleged serious violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and faces $14,700 in fines following the Nov. 24 death of Dennis O’Neil of Tewksbury, Mass. O’Neill was working in the bucket of an aerial Read More