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white-electric-tower-207541-300x200Authorities report that a Florida Power & Light (FLP) worker was electrocuted at a construction site in Hallandale Beach on Friday morning.

According to Hallandale Beach police, the incident occurred just before 7:30 a.m. on November 15 at a construction site on North Federal Highway and Pembroke Road, near the Big Easy Casino. A 41-year-old FLP worker, who hasn’t been named, was working on a power line when he was electrocuted.

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boxes-cases-container-1267329-300x200Authorities in Orlando, FL, have confirmed that a 40-year-old worker suffered serious injuries on Monday after a piece of machinery fell on him.

According to the Orange County Fire Rescue, the incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. November 4 at a warehouse at the 6400 block of Pinecastle Boulevard, south of Orlando.

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construction-2578410_1920-300x200Police in Jacksonville report that a construction worker was critically injured after being electrocuted by a high power transmission line in East Arlington.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred before noon on October 25 at the intersection of North Kernan Boulevard and Running River Road.

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worker-694267_1920-300x199Three construction workers are dead and 20 people were injured after the top floors of an 18-story, half-built Hard Rock Hotel collapsed on October 12. The building was under construction at the edge of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Most of the approximately 100 construction workers at the construction site were uninjured, but three workers were declared dead and 20 others were rushed to area hospitals.

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construction-2578410_1920-300x200A construction worker was seriously injured in Pasco County last Thursday after a diamond saw blade kicked back and struck him in the face.

According to Pasco County Fire Rescue, the incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. October 10 at a construction site in the 8300 block of Old Pasco Road.

The construction worker was reportedly attempting to cut cement with a diamond saw when the blade kicked back into his chest, slicing him in the sternum, neck, and all the way up into his jaw.

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