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Scaffolding Collapse Kills 2 Workers Near Disney

Two construction workers fell to their deaths when scaffolding collapsed as they were pouring concrete on the seventh floor of a 16-story hotel under construction near Disney World early Wednesday, Orange County Sheriff’s officials said. The accident happened just outside …

Company Fined Over Worker Death in Colorado

Federal officials have fined a Minnesota company nearly $12,000 for safety violations after a worker died in a grisly construction accident near Aspen Highlands, Colo., in August. Thirty-nine-year-old Greg Watson of Minneapolis was killed after his safety cord got tangled …