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Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
Warming fire turns deadly on Oregon jobsite
On a cold, rainy, winter morning in the woods of Oregon a worker for a logging and construction firm began ...
Power take-off devices on trucks do a great many things, but like any rotating mechanical device, they need to ...
Unlike cuts and blunt force injuries, heat stress, including cramps, heat stroke and heat exhaustion, can be hard to ...
After refueling his wheel loader at the top of a hill, an operator began a steep ride down to ...
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Wireless Headsets Versus 2-Way Radios for DOT Crews
Learn the top 6 ways that DOT equipment operators use wireless headsets to improve road safety and communications.
Why you do a daily, visual walk around… with a checklist
The accident: A veteran heavy equipment operator climbed aboard his dozer and began pushing shale rock into stockpiles. The owner ...
Unsafe surroundings: Unrecognized hazards could cause trouble for you – or for someone else
The accident: Two workers, a laborer and an equipment operator, were preparing an area for a new concrete slab ...
Don’t get burned: Take extra precautions when handling hot asphalt
The accident: A dump truck driver stopped to assist another driver, who was having brake problems. As the first ...
Worth 1,000 words: Acquaint yourself with common safety decals
It has been said a picture is worth a thousand words, but safety decals on construction equipment are worth ...
Just 14 ounces: That’s how much the average safety hard hat weighs
The near accident: A New York State Department of Transportation worker started sand blasting a bridge in preparation for ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others may be in for “rude awakening”
Ryobi cooler doubles as a portable air conditioner
VIDEO: Excavator tag team lifts people to safety across flooding river
Small trench, big disaster
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U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
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