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Maryland Man Dies at Northern Virginia Construction Site

A Maryland man has died after a construction accident in northern Virginia. Nelson Aguilar-Salamanca, 55, was working for a subcontractor on a construction site near the new Capital One headquarters in McLean, Fairfax County police said. Around 7:30 a.m., he …

Three Injured in Manhattan Construction Site Incident

Authorities say three people were hurt, one critically, at a Manhattan construction site when a mini crane rolled over and fell from the fourth floor to the street below. Officials said it happened Monday morning while workers were installing a …

Steel Beam Falls from New York City Crane, Killing 2 Workers

Authorities say a steel beam being hoisted at a New York City construction site fell after a cable apparently snapped, killing a crane operator and a co-worker. The beam was being lifted when it came loose Tuesday afternoon in the …

Insurance Industry Sees Challenges with New York City Crawler Crane Requirements

The Department of Buildings of the City of New York’s (DOB) recent move to better regulate crawler crane operations in New York City has led to concern for some in the insurance industry that a stricter regulatory environment could make …

OSHA: Crane Accident Kills North Dakota Oil Worker

A worker was killed in a crane accident at an oil well site in western North Dakota, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said. The incident, which happened late on June 20 near Ross in Mountrail County, was the second …

Alabama Jury Awards $5.5 million to Family of Man Killed in Crane Accident

A west Alabama jury has awarded $5.5 million to relatives of a man who died when a crane toppled over in 2012. The Tuscaloosa News reports that jurors in Hale County returned the verdict May 17 in the death of …

OSHA Levies $175K in Fines in Fatal Arkansas Crane Accident

A federal safety agency has levied $175,000 in fines against a crane company, Entergy and other firms over a fatal crane accident at Arkansas Nuclear One in Russellville. The Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration levied the fines over the death …