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Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report information

Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report...

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Posted by James Jaillet on Jul 22, 2014

Six drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claiming the agency “disparaged” their safety ...

Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005

Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 17, 2014

Traffic deaths in the United States fell nearly 23 percent between 2005 and 2012 according to a study done by ...

3 free safety apps available for use on the jobsite

3 free safety apps available for use on the jobsite

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 09, 2014

Being an effective safety manager means more than just holding your obligatory toolbox talk and annual safety training meetings. Developing ...

PPE is still important in the heat

PPE is still important in the heat

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 02, 2014

During the intense heat of the summer, it’s hard to stay cool when working outside. That’s why it’s tempting for ...

Missouri DOT uses work zone death to teach motorists about safety, garners award for efforts

Missouri DOT uses work zone death to teach motorists...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 02, 2014

Following the death of Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) department member Clifton Scott, the agency took the tragedy and used ...

OSHA’s new safety training tool offers interactive experience

OSHA’s new safety training tool offers interactive...

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Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jun 20, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a tool to help with training exercises. Released at the American Society of ...

Avoid these 3 safety training obstacles

Avoid these 3 safety training obstacles

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 16, 2014

As many as a million construction workers participated in Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) National Fall Safety Stand Down ...

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for...

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 11, 2014

Imagine clearing the roads in the thick of winter. The weather produces whiteout conditions and there is no visibility, yet ...

VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in construction

VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 04, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are expected to take part in the Occupational Health ...

Stay safe this Memorial Day weekend

Stay safe this Memorial Day weekend

Better Roads

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 22, 2014

The National Safety Council has offered its traffic fatality estimate for Memorial Day weekend. NSC estimates 382 deaths and 40,900 medically ...

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