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Bob Hilliard

Grain Elevator Accident Claims one Life

Former Garden City Community College football player Brett Spresser died Tuesday morning in a grain elevator accident at the United Plains Ag Co-op in Weskan.
Wallace County Sheriff Larry…

Chrissie Cole

Worker Killed In Trench Collapse In McKinney

A construction worker was killed in McKinney on Thursday, after a partial trench collapse. Another worker was injured in the collapse but is expected to recover.
According to the Collin County…

Chrissie Cole

Man Dies In Fall At CPS Power Plant

A man fell to his death while working at a CPS Energy power plant on Monday, according to officials from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and San Antonio Police…

Chrissie Cole

OSHA Investigating Hispanic Worker Deaths In Texas

Recently released federal statistics show the number of Hispanic workers who have died on the job has risen by 76 percent.

Particularly worrisome is the number of work related deaths in…

Chrissie Cole

Worker Dies In Trench Collapse In Arlington

A utility subcontractor was killed when a trench wall collapsed at a water tower site within two miles of the University of Texas at Arlington this morning.
The collapse occurred when Rob…

Chrissie Cole

Worker Files Suit After Falling From Construction Basket

A worker applying plaster to a building was dropped 30 feet, without warning, when the telescopic handler he was using started to shake and the chain extending the boom malfunctioned.
On…

Chrissie Cole

Crane Collapses at Houston Refinery Killing Four Workers

A construction crane collapsed at LynondellBasell’s refinery killing four workers and injuring seven in the latest of several fatal construction accidents this year. The 30-story-tall crane…

Chrissie Cole

Construction Worker Killed in Texas Crane Accident

A crane hook plunged to the ground killing a construction worker when the cable snapped, according to police.Workers were examining the damaged cable extending from the crane that was atop a…

Chrissie Cole

Tyler Construction Worker Killed in Accident

A Tyler construction worker was tragically killed in a construction accident on Monday, when he became pinned between the lift he was on and the roof beams in the area he was working.The worker, 49,…

Shannon Weidemann

Man Dies at Marathon Oil Refinery

A 34-year-old worker at the Marathon Oil Refinery in Garyville, Louisiana died on Friday night. He was driving a company vehicle and somehow ended up in a retention pond. The man drowned in the pond. It is unknown what caused the oil refinery accident. An internal emergency response crew at the Garyville refinery arrived at the scene of the accident Friday about 11 p.m., Graves said….