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UPDATE: Construction accident near WK North – Shreveport Times


Shreveport Times
UPDATE: Construction accident near WK North
Shreveport Times
A construction accident at Willis-Knighton Medical Center injured nine workers on Friday morning. Shreveport Fire Department responded to the accident at the west Shreveport hospital around 9:45 a.m.. Eighteen workers were accounted for, and nine were …
Construction Workers Survive Hospital Building CollapseNews Radio 710 KEEL
9 injured in construction site collapse near Willis KnightonKFVS
Construction accident at Willis Knighton Medical Center NorthMyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

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Construction Firm Accused in India Overpass Collapse – New York Times


New York Times
Construction Firm Accused in India Overpass Collapse
New York Times
Rescue operations in Kolkata enter the final phase after an under-construction overpass fell on Thursday. The number of dead is up to 24, according to police, with at least 89 injured. By ANI VIA REUTERS on Publish Date April 1, 2016. Photo by Bikas …
Kolkata Police Detain Construction Officials After Deadly Road CollapseNPR
3 construction officials arrested over Indian overpassU.S. News & World Report
Overpass Collapse Just Latest Construction Accident in IndiaABC News
Daily Reporter (blog)
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US finalizes new silica limits for construction, other industries – STLtoday.com


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US finalizes new silica limits for construction, other industries
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George Salazar with Fenix Construction Co. sandblasts smooth the window opening in a concrete foundation wall for the Burlington Coat Factory on Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Chesterfield. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com.
Workers breathe easier over silica dust rules as construction industry wincesChicago Tribune
US regulators finalize new silica limits for construction, other industriesYahoo News
Construction, business groups firmly opposed to revised silica exposure ruleConcrete Produts

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Construction Worker’s Death in Fall From 53rd Floor of DTLA Building Investigated as Possible Suicide – KTLA


KTLA
Construction Worker's Death in Fall From 53rd Floor of DTLA Building Investigated as Possible Suicide
KTLA
The death of a construction worker who died after falling from the 53rd floor of the Wilshire Grand Center and landing on a passing vehicle in downtown L.A. was being investigated Friday as a possible suicide, the coroner's office told the Los Angeles
Death Of Man Who Fell From DTLA Construction Site Investigated As SuicideLAist
Construction worker dies second day on the job in “not work-related” fall from skyscraperkfor.com
Construction Worker Dies After Falling 53 Stories Off Skyscraper On Second Day of WorkInside Edition
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