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Worth 1,000 words: Acquaint yourself with common safety decals

Worth 1,000 words: Acquaint yourself with common safety...

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

It has been said a picture is worth a thousand words, but safety decals on construction equipment are worth more ...

Just 14 ounces: That’s how much the average safety hard hat weighs

Just 14 ounces: That’s how much the average...

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

The near accident: A New York State Department of Transportation worker started sand blasting a bridge in preparation for painting. ...

Handling heat: Beat dehydration by drinking water and knowing when to take a break

Handling heat: Beat dehydration by drinking water and...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

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

Handle with caution: Asphalt paving is a carefully...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

The accident: A member of a paving crew was making adjustments to the hopper of an asphalt paver when a ...

You can’t run fast enough: Pay attention to jobsite flammable, combustible fluid handling

You can’t run fast enough:...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 14, 2014

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

Gravity shifts: Take...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 14, 2014

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

Why gamble? You have a wealth of choices when it comes...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 14, 2014

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

Tire troubles: Learning to properly work on and around...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 14, 2014

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

Protect yourself: Using personal protective equipment...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 14, 2014

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

Blown away: Stay out of a tire’s trajectory path...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 14, 2014

The accident: A laborer was inflating a flat tire mounted to a multi-piece rim on a wheel loader. He was ...

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