[VIDEO] Construction Vehicles Swallowed by Massive Amount of Muddy Water After Dam Failure in Loas

As we saw after the Lake Oroville Dam in California collapsed earlier this year, dam failures can have sudden and devastating effects.  Recent footage showing raging muddy waters swallowing a construction site in a matter of seconds has been shared after river dam in Thatom, Loas failed.

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[VIDEO] Roofer Amazingly Escapes Burning 6 Story Building By Hanging On to Crane Hook

As recently highlighted by several multi-story building fires, contractors should always be prepared in the event a fire starts on a job site.  There have been dozens multi-story building fires in the past few years and many were started when the building was topped out.  In most cases, the project was completely destroyed, leaving developers and owners to deal with years of delays from insurance claims.  A massive five-alarm fire at an Oakland construction site is one of the more recent examples.

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[VIDEO] Oakland Concrete Form Collapse Injures 12 Construction Workers

While placing concrete on the second floor of a future seven-story mixed use building in Oakland, California, the concrete forms suddenly gave way, sending around 20 workers 10 to 15 feet below with the wet concrete. News reports explain the job site went into a panic, understandably so, and co-workers rushed to the scene to help.

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[VIDEO] Massive Landslide Swallows Construction Site in India

As harmless as it looks, dirt can be one of the biggest hazards on any construction site.  It’s heavy and is bound to collapse without warning unless proper safety measures are taken into account.  Landslides are essentially no different than trench collapses, without proper shoring or sloping, you could be putting worker’s lives in danger.

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[VIDEO] Construction Workers Chase Down Alleged Thief in High Speed Chase

Nobody likes having something stolen from them, obviously, but some people are also more willing to go to extreme lengths to get their items back. Construction sites are hot targets for thieves, because there’s typically thousands of dollars worth of tools and material on site at any time. On one construction site in Dallas, an alleged thief thought he was going to snag a tool from the site and drive away safely, but several construction workers had a different thought in mind.

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