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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... More

Montana Deck Collapse Injures 11
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Montana Deck Collapse Injures 11

Eleven people were hurt when a Montana deck collapsed. 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. 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... More

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