• 2 Construction Workers Die in Separate Accidents Hours Apart in Manhattan: DOB
    Two construction workers died in separate falls hours apart in Manhattan Thursday, officials said. The Department of Buildings said it is investigating the accidents in the Financial District and midtown that left a father of five and a 45-year-old man...
  • Accident involving electrified third rail injures CTA worker
    A CTA flagger was injured on the Red Line in the Uptown neighborhood Wednesday morning. Around 9:50 a.m. she was working on the track level just south of the Wilson station, 4620 N. Broadway, when a piece of metal equipment she was holding inadvertently...
  • Construction worker falls to his death in day’s second fatal accident
    A building at 401 9th Ave in Manhattan where a construction worker fell to his death.Robert Miller Two construction workers fell – one fatally – at an under-construction building development in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards on Thursday, hours after...
  • Accident Investigation: Workers Seriously Injured at ExxonMobil Refinery
    On Nov. 22, 2016, workers at the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge, La. refinery were preparing isobutane equipment for maintenance. A spare isobutane pump needed to be placed into service. So, two operators set to work to replace the pump currently in operation.
  • Ballinger city worker killed in heavy equipment accident
    BALLINGER, Texas - A Ballinger city employee was killed Wednesday while operating heavy equipment in the 300 block of 8th Street. Rickey Nombrano, who had worked for the city for nearly 10 years, was called a “dedicated and loyal co-worker, leader and...
  • Toll Worker Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident Identified
    A tollway worker killed in a hit-and-run accident in Alsip Monday has been identified as a 48-year-old suburban man. David M. Schwarz, of Monee, was fatally struck by a semi-trailer while collecting debris with another worker on the shoulder of the Tri...
  • Tollway worker killed in hit-and-run crash along the Tri-State
    Illinois State Police are looking for the driver of a semitrailer that struck and killed an Illinois tollway maintenance worker Monday afternoon. The 48-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was picking up debris on the right shoulder of the...
  • Construction worker dies in Midtown when equipment falls on him
    A construction worker was killed Friday in an accident in the 1100 block of West Peachtree Street NW in Midtown, Atlanta police said. “It appears that a piece of construction equipment may have fallen on the victim,” police spokesman Donald Hannah said.
  • Two industrial workers dead after Galveston crane accident
    Two men are dead after a crane accident on a marine dock off the T&T Marine Offshore on Pelican Island. Galveston police, firefighters and county EMS swarmed the 2915 Todd Road facility just before 10:45 a.m. Wednesday in response to a 911 call reporting...
  • Rohingya crisis: Nine aid workers die in a truck accident
    An aid truck veered off a road and crashed in Bangladesh on Thursday, killing at least nine aid workers and injuring another. The truck was carrying shipment from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for Rohingya Muslims, who have fled to...