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Run Over / Back Over
Distracted drivers: Take extra precautions in a work zone
One-man machines: The operator should be the only person on a wheel loader
The accident: Crews were working at night to replace aging cast-iron water pipes in an intersection. One worker was standing ...
Asphalt paver precautions: These wide machines require the crew’s attention
The accident: One crew member started to move an asphalt paving machine, and struck another laborer, who became trapped under ...
Hazards of the road: Working is a two-pronged safety proposition; both you and the drivers need to be on high alert
The accident: A worker was cutting concrete along the white center line of a four-lane highway. Orange reflective barrels closed ...
Steer clear: Be alert, aware and where you’re supposed to be
The accident: A laborer was tasked with moving mortar from the mixer to the jobsite’s staging area. The mortar was located under a tarp-covered area. Exiting the tarp area ...
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Dump truck dangers: Stay away from backing vehicles
The accident: Two dump truck drivers in a work zone were instructed to switch trucks. One of the drivers exited his truck and walked to the ...
Be wary of work zones: Know how to stay safe when there’s a lot going on
The accident: A heavy equipment operator was part of a crew working on a resurfacing project for a county road. In need of ...
In harm’s way: Avert danger by knowing where moving equipment is at all times
The accident: A skid steer operator was backdragging a section of a concrete contractor’s yard used for concrete testing. A ...
Alert and aware: Know what’s around you – and behind you – at all times
The accident: A welder was working on a newly-laid section of rail when a wheeled excavator operator backed over his ...
Look out: Every month, at least one construction worker is killed when backed over by a construction vehicle in a work zone
The accident: A 10-member crew was replacing expansion joints on a bridge in the right, outside lane of a highway. ...
Work zone woes: The busier the zone, the greater the risk
The accident: A dump truck driver was transporting a load of asphalt through a work zone during a nighttime paving ...
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 ...
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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
Test Drive: 2017 Ford F-650 is a big ol' Super Duty at heart
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by Wayne Grayson
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by Tom Jackson
Test Drive: 2017 Ford F-650 is a big ol’ Super Duty ...
by Jason Cannon
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