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Most common work-related deaths for highway and bridge construction workers
Sep 09, 2014
Road commission worker killed by motor grader
A Kent County, Michigan, road commission worker has been killed after being hit by a motor grader at road construction site ...
Sep 05, 2014
Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States
Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United ...
Aug 25, 2014
Turn Around! FDOT seeking ways to alert wrong-way drivers
Since 2012 there have been four deaths resulting from drivers going the wrong way in Interstate 275 in Tampa. Since ...
Aug 22, 2014
How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths
Serious injury and death is becoming an all-too-common occurrence for highway construction workers. Although workers aren’t always at fault, there ...
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7 Signs Heavy Equipment Operators Need Better Communication
For heavy equipment operators, their office is the cab. That’s where they’re comfortable. That’s where they’re calling the shots. But…
Aug 20, 2014
Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide
Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion statewide, ...
Aug 07, 2014
Do you wear your seat belt at night?
The Colorado Department of Transportation cracked down on nighttime drivers not wearing their seat belts. According to the CDOT, seat ...
Aug 04, 2014
5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site
Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under the ...
Jul 25, 2014
3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work zones
Although many types of construction work can be considered hazardous, few tasks are more dangerous than those conducted in road ...
Jul 24, 2014
Can you believe how much bad roads cost Texas drivers?
Bad road conditions are costing the average Texas driver in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area more than $1700 a year. The ...
Jul 22, 2014
Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report information
Six drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claiming the agency “disparaged” their safety ...
Jul 17, 2014
Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005
Traffic deaths in the United States fell nearly 23 percent between 2005 and 2012 according to a study done by ...
Jul 09, 2014
3 free safety apps available for use on the jobsite
Being an effective safety manager means more than just holding your obligatory toolbox talk and annual safety training meetings. Developing ...
Jul 02, 2014
PPE is still important in the heat
During the intense heat of the summer, it’s hard to stay cool when working outside. That’s why it’s tempting for ...
Jul 02, 2014
Missouri DOT uses work zone death to teach motorists about safety, garners award for efforts
Following the death of Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) department member Clifton Scott, the agency took the tragedy and used ...
Jun 20, 2014
OSHA’s new safety training tool offers interactive experience
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a tool to help with training exercises. Released at the American Society of ...
Jun 16, 2014
Avoid these 3 safety training obstacles
As many as a million construction workers participated in Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) National Fall Safety Stand Down ...
Jun 11, 2014
FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators
Imagine clearing the roads in the thick of winter. The weather produces whiteout conditions and there is no visibility, yet ...
Jun 04, 2014
VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in construction
More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are expected to take part in the Occupational Health ...
May 22, 2014
Stay safe this Memorial Day weekend
The National Safety Council has offered its traffic fatality estimate for Memorial Day weekend. NSC estimates 382 deaths and 40,900 medically ...
Apr 22, 2014
AEM adds new graphics to Roller Compactor, Directional Drilling Tracking Equipment Safety Manuals
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has updated its Roller Compactor and Directional Drilling Tracking Equipment Safety Manuals, adding new ...
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John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the W900S
Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options
I-85 collapse: Georgia DOT offering contractor incentives to complete bridge reconstruction in May
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings big punch
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year ...
by Wayne Grayson
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options ...
by Wayne Grayson
Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
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