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Dump truck dangers: Don’t assume a driver knows you’re near the truck
The accident: A milling machine was removing asphalt and depositing it in a dump truck. An engineering technician stepped behind ...
Perilous paving: Nighttime paving projects offer unique hazards for workers
The accident: A paving crew was milling and repaving a parking lot at night. A laborer was assigned to walk ...
Handling heat: Beat dehydration by drinking water and knowing when to take a break
The incident: A 25-year-old worker, who had fared well during a week working in 90- to 95-degree temperatures, became sick ...
Handle with caution: Asphalt paving is a carefully choreographed operation where attention to detail is critical
The accident: A member of a paving crew was making adjustments to the hopper of an asphalt paver when a ...
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Side-by-side evaluations: operation & safety
Small differences in design can prove to be huge in the safety and productivity of your operators. When you compare…
You can’t run fast enough: ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Pay attention to jobsite flammable, combustible fluid handling
The demonstration: Testers ignited one gallon of gasoline inside a car truck. The resulting explosion blasted the trunk lid 80 ...
Gravity shifts: ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Take extra care when using a skid steer on a slope
The accident: While moving a load of gravel down a hill, a skid steer became unbalanced, prompting the operator to ...
Why gamble? You have a wealth of choices when it comes to protecting your eyes
The accident: A worker who was not wearing protective eye wear was using a crowbar to take a nail out ...
Tire troubles: Learning to properly work on and around tire assemblies can prevent explosions
The accident: A mechanic replacing a worn-out brake system on a scraper was attempting to remove the brakes from the ...
Protect yourself: Using personal protective equipment can save you from a variety of injuries
The accident: A worker was installing pipe for a newly laid building foundation in a shallow trench while a fellow ...
Blown away: Stay out of a tire’s trajectory path during inflation
The accident: A laborer was inflating a flat tire mounted to a multi-piece rim on a wheel loader. He was ...
Keep your balance: Make sure all portable ladders — whether manufacturer or job-made — are secure and in the right position
The accident: An employee was climbing a 10-foot ladder to access a landing that was 9 feet above the adjacent ...
Stay in control: ￼￼￼￼￼The personal fall protection required on boom aerial lifts ensures you don’t take a fall
The accident: A 51-year-old man was transferring a boom lift from one flatbed truck to another. Ignoring a suggestion that he ...
Unsafe openings: Don’t risk falling when working above ground
The accident: A crew was working in a cement plant that was under construction. A worker climbed on a balcony ...
Up in the air: Construction falls are all too common – and all too deadly
The accident: A construction crew was removing screws from metal sheets on the roof of a building scheduled to be ...
Fatal falls: Know when to move – or when not to move – an elevated aerial lift
The accident: A welder was preparing to survey and weld joints at the top of a steel frame that had ...
Powered for safety: Use caution when using the tools of the trade
The accident: One man in a five-man crew was using a jackhammer, which was connected to an extension cord. The ...
Electrical problems: Recognize, evaluate and control hazards to stay safe
The accident: A four-man crew was adding space to an existing building by erecting a brick wall. The workers had set ...
Prepare not to be shocked: Use common sense when working around electrical hazards
The accident: A crew was working on a landfill gas processing facility installation. While moving a load with a crane, ...
Demo dangers: Knowledge is the key to staying safe during demolition
The Accident: An ironworker for a steel erection company was performing demolition work on a hollow block wall inside a ...
Demolition dangers: Know what you’re getting into before you begin
The accident: A construction crew was demolishing an addition to a school building when a roof collapsed, seriously injuring two ...
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Inside the 2017 F-250 King Ranch: Ford's Super Duty trucks get bigger and lighter
Caterpillar's new MH3295 material handler a marriage of 390F and 385C excavators
VIDEO: Cat D6 dozer rescued from watery pit by intricate 3-truck winch setup
VIDEO: Route 219 bridge demolished in 3 seconds over Cattaraugus Creek in New York
VIDEO: Hilarious look into the life of a construction newbie goes viral
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Caterpillar’s new MH3295 material handler a marriage of 390F and 385C ...
by Wayne Grayson
Inside the 2017 F-250 King Ranch: Ford’s Super Duty trucks get ...
by Jason Cannon
GPS/GNSS 101: How machine control systems work and what you need ...
by Tom Jackson
Test Drive: 2017 Ford F-650 is a big ol’ Super Duty ...
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