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Contractors Involved in California Stadium Construction Death Cited

California’s workplace safety agency has cited two companies for violations in connection with the death of a construction worker who fell from the roof at SoFi Stadium, the new home of the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. …

Oregon Contractor Fined for Multiple Job Safety Violations

Oregon OSHA has fined a general contractor in Roseburg more than $38,000 for multiple serious job safety violations, including repeatedly failing to follow the minimum requirements to protect workers from fall hazards that could reportedly kill them. The division cited …

Trench Collapses, Kills Construction Worker in Utah

Authorities say a 36-year-old man died after the trench he was working in collapsed at a construction site south of Provo, Utah. Spanish Fork Police Lt. Brandon Anderson tells KSL-TV that emergency crews were called to the site late Saturday …

Texas’ Paramount GA Launches Online Platform for Transportation Risks

Tyler, Texas-based Paramount General Agency, a licensed program administrator with a focus on the long-haul trucking industry, has launched an online platform offering a multi-line suite of insurance products for its broker and carrier clients. Paramount provides commercial auto liability, …

Construction Contractor Getting $184M in Colorado Settlement

The Denver International Airport has settled a dispute for more than $180 million with a contracting company that was fired before completing a terminal renovation project. The airport filed an agreement Friday in a bondholder disclosure system, detailing more than …

Large Crane Collapses at Los Angeles Stadium Site, No Injuries Reported

A large construction crane collapsed Friday morning outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the NFL’s Los Angeles Chargers and Rams, according to the fire department. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were dispatched to the stadium in suburban Inglewood shortly …

California Leads Nation in Surplus Lines Premiums on 5th Year of Record Growth

Premium data from all surplus lines stamping offices for 2019 shows that California once again led the nation in total surplus line premiums, possibly boosted by construction spending and wildfires. The Surplus Line Association of California recorded $9.09 billion in …

Massive Fire Breaks Out at N. Zealand Convention Center Building Site

New Zealand’s flagship international convention center project faces further significant delays as a fire at the central Auckland construction site continues to burn more than 22 hours after breaking out. The fire, which began on Tuesday afternoon, had engulfed the …

Construction Crane Collapses on House, Apartment Building in New Jersey

Strong winds may be to blame for the collapse of a construction crane in New Jersey. The crane came down onto a house and an apartment building across from Rutgers University in New Brunswick on Sunday night. News 12 New …

Human Error May Have Caused Seattle Crane Collapse, Experts Say

Human error may have caused a crane collapse that killed four people and injured four others over the weekend, experts said Monday. Based on videos of the collapse, they said it appears workers who were disassembling the construction crane had …