More stories about Safety

  • Construction’s Fatal Four

    If you die on the jobsite, chances are it will be one of these things that gets you.

  • Hammer-Proof Goo Glove

    I don't know if there will ever be a glove you can hit with a hammer without hurting your fingers, but this video suggests that it might someday be possible.

  • $6 Million Lawsuit for Trench Collapse Death

    Two things stand out about the trench collapse that killed Kenneth Stafford: neither OSHA nor the workers comp system got involved.

  • Comfy Harness

    Safety harnesses are known for two things: saving lives and being uncomfortable.

  • Super Anchor Safety Bar

    Like other contractors who comply with OSHA fall standards, I've had to ask myself: how am I supposed to compete with crews that don't use fall protection?

  • Helper on Home Remodeling Project Sues Supervisor over Stairway Collapse

    Texas lawsuit faults co-worker for failing to provide a safe workplace, inadequate supervision.

  • Hand Armor

    Most gloves protect only the front of your hand, but Ergodyne's ProFlex 925 protects the back, too, so you won't be injured during demo and heavy construction work.

  • High Reach Excavator Accident

    Gil Olson was operating a high reach excavator on a demolition job in Seattle when a 10-by-30-foot section of concrete came loose and fell 8 stories onto the cab.

  • Can You Really Regrow a Finger?

    It's hard to know what to make of this story. Did the fellow who had the table saw accident regrow a substantial part of his finger or was it just the tip?

  • Not for the Squeamish

    Here is an emergency room video of a relatively minor nail gun injury.