OSHA launches updated website, training resources for construction demolition industry; OSHA Takes Steps to Eliminate Demolition Fatalities.

In one June 2014 case, a construction worker in New Jersey was trapped and killed when the last standing wall of the building he was demolishing collapsed on top of him. Six months earlier, a 25-year-old construction worker in Chicago was struck and killed by pieces of falling concrete while conducting renovations on a shopping mall. And in June 2013, a four-story building undergoing demolition in Philadelphia collapsed, killing six people and injuring 14.


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