Underground Construction

According to OSHA, Brett Collins’ Life Was Worth $2,363

A miniscule fine was imposed for a safety violation that led to the death of a 20 year old man on a jobsite in Wyoming, so his family went to the legislature to make sure the next guy's life does not come as cheap. More

What’s the Best Trade?

CareerCast just released a list of the top 200 careers for 2014—many of them in the trades. More

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Sole Survivor. What's on Your Feet?

Do you prefer sneakers or tennis shoes for lightness and agility on the jobsite? You might want to think twice about what you wear on your feet. More

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Retrofit Exterior Foundation Insulation

Is there a minimally invasive, cost-competitive, easily deployable method of... More

Drain Tech Grateful for Rescue from Collapsed Trench

There’s a reason trench boxes are made from steel instead of plywood or particle board. More

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Trench Collapse Kills Missouri Man At New Home Site

An excavation cave-in snuffed out the life of 49-year-old Brian D. Allen of Windsor, Missouri, last week. More

Trench Collapse Claims Life Of Maryland Man

A man digging for a deck foundation was buried and killed Monday when the excavation collapsed on him. More

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Trench Collapse Claims Life Of Maryland Man

A man digging for a deck foundation was buried and killed Monday when the excavation collapsed on him. More

Mega Tunneling Machine

I don't know anyone who will ever see, much less operate one of these machines, but that doesn't mean it's not fun to watch. More

$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. More

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