Saturday, August 19, 2017

Safety News

  1. Worker killed in accident at Kansas demolition site

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died in an industrial accident at a building demolition site in north Wichita. The incident happened around 1:40 p.m. Friday when debris fell on the worker. Firefighters responding to the call say the...
  2. Postal worker seriously injured in crash with garbage truck

    TECUMSEH, MI - A postal worker was seriously injured in a crash with a garbage truck in downtown Tecumseh Thursday afternoon. A Modern Waste trash hauler was traveling westbound on M-50 at about 2:46 p.m., Aug. 17, when it collided with a U.S. Postal...
  3. 22-Year-Old Worker Dies After Falling Down Elevator Shaft at Manhattan Condo Project

    Fire officials were called to the 52-story tower under construction at 281 Fifth Avenue, near 30th Street, after getting a call about the accident around 9:40 a.m. The worker, Jonathan Lupinsky of Yonkers, was pronounced dead at a hospital. The...
  4. Judge Sends Suit for California Man’s Helicopter Crash Death to Workers’ Comp

    A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died in an ambulance helicopter crash has been thrown out by a judge who said the case must go through California’s workers’ compensation death benefits program. The Fresno Bee reported that...
  5. Houston construction worker killed in rollover accident on Texas 21

    The man who died Monday morning in a single-vehicle rollover on Texas 21 was a 30-year-old construction worker who lived in Houston. According to Texas Department of Public Safety officials, Jonathan Escobar, 30, and Edi Perez, 24, were on their way to get...
  6. Construction worker killed in accident in Noida

    Noida, Aug 19 (PTI) A worker was killed after he fell from a height at an under-construction metro site in sector 34 here today, police said. The deceased was identified as Gaya Prasad. He was working at the site when the incident took place. He was...
  7. Jamaican Farm Worker Dies In Tractor Roll-Over Accident In Canada

    Police in Canada have revealed the identity of a Jamaican man who died in a farming accident, in Norfolk County, earlier this week. He is 43 year-old, Ernest Williamson. Blackburn News reports that Williams was driving a tractor near a pond, on Windham...
  8. Lab worker released after accident

    The power briefly went out in Tech Area 35 Thursday when an electrical worker working on installing a fire alarm in one of the area’s buildings cut into a conduit inside one of the buildings. No one was injured, but the worker was sent to an area...
  9. Construction Worker Pierces His Own Heart With Nail Gun In Wisconsin Accident

    A nail gun was nearly a lethal weapon for a Wisconsin construction worker who drove to the hospital with a 3-1/2-inch nail in his heart. GREEN BAY, WI — A carpenter from Wisconsin has an important warning for do-it-yourselfers and other construction...
  10. Worker killed in accident at Wichita demolition site

    (AP) - Authorities say one person has died in an industrial accident at a building demolition site in north Wichita. KAKE-TV reports http://bit.ly/2wY4xZr the incident happened around 1:40 p.m. Friday when debris fell on the worker. Firefighters responding...

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