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Worker Seriously Injured at Massachusetts Construction Site

A worker has been seriously injured at a construction site in Lynn, Mass. Lynn Deputy Fire Chief Arthur Richard says the 38-year-old man was taken by helicopter Friday morning to a Boston hospital after suffering the injuries. Officials say a …

Worker Critically Hurt in Shaftway Fall at New York City Building Site

Officials say a construction worker tumbled down a roughly 10-foot shaftway at a Brooklyn building site and is hospitalized with critical injuries. He fell around 9 a.m. Friday at a property where a three-story apartment building is planned on Richardson …

Officials Say Maryland Construction Worker Died in Elevator Shaft Fall

Fire officials in Maryland say a construction worker has died after falling down an elevator shaft. WBAL reported that the accident occurred in Cockeysville, Md., which is outside of Baltimore. Michael David Zeller was working in a building that was …

Construction Worker Buried Alive When Wall Collapses at New York Site

Authorities say a construction worker was buried alive when a concrete and dirt wall collapsed on him at a commercial and residential development site in New York. Poughkeepsie fire officials tell the Poughkeepsie Journal that the wall collapsed Thursday afternoon …

ESIS Releases Mobile Response Tool for Construction Claims

To assist clients in the aftermath of a construction accident, ESIS, Inc., a risk management services company and member of ACE Group – has introduced ESIS On Call for Construction, a proprietary response tool for severe workers compensation or complex …

Oregon Wife Files $7.9M Suit After Husband Crushed by Dump Truck

A Medford, Ore. woman has filed a lawsuit against two construction companies after he husband was crushed to death by a dump truck in a construction area on Interstate 5 near Cottage Grove. The Mail Tribune reported that Karee Battenfield …

Investigators Probe Death In Nevada Tunnel Accident

State safety regulators in southern Nevada on Tuesday began investigating a fatal construction accident in a water supply tunnel being built at Lake Mead, the latest in a series of mishaps and setbacks at the multi-million dollar project that began …