Hot Topic - Safety

California Toughens Rules for Contractor Oversight
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California Toughens Rules for Contractor Oversight

State lawmakers authored the legislation after a fatal balcony collapse in... Read more

Hartford Porch Collapse Injures 28 Students
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Hartford Porch Collapse Injures 28 Students

A multi-story porch collapsed during a house party near Trinity College in... Read more

Deck Collapse Injures 2
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Deck Collapse Injures 2

Authorities on Long Island, N.Y., are investigating the failure of a residential... Read more

OSHA Campaigns to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers
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OSHA Campaigns to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

The agency urges employers to take simple steps to protect their employees from... Read more

11 People Hurt When Lakeside Deck Collapses
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11 People Hurt When Lakeside Deck Collapses

More than three dozen people gathered for a reunion plunge 10 feet when the deck... Read more

Bench Seating for a Deck
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Bench Seating for a Deck

The backyard deck Jim Finlay was building was mostly at grade level, but one side... Read more

Tags: Decking, Safety
Deck Collapse Injures One
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Deck Collapse Injures One

A half-dozen people were on a deck in Westminster, Mass., late last month when the... Read more

Montana Deck Collapse Injures 11
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Montana Deck Collapse Injures 11

Eleven people were hurt when a Montana deck collapsed. Read more

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Deck Fire Blamed on Reflected Sunlight

A deck fire at a Vancouver, Washington home was caused by reflected sunlight from a nearby window that kindled a fire in a planter located on the deck. Read more

A Close Call With a Saw
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A Close Call With a Saw

A veteran carpenter describes what happened when his hand accidentally came in... Read more

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