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Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 09, 2015

The accident: A paving company employee was transporting a compactor to a jobsite. After parking the tilt bed trailer, he ...

Logical lifting: Removing a bridge slab calls for caution

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 09, 2015

The accident: An operator was using a hydraulic excavator with a lifting attachment to remove concrete slabs from a bridge. He ...

Heavy lifting: Pay attention to an aerial lift’s capacity

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 18, 2015

The accident: Three construction workers in a scissor lift were shoveling dirt and gravel from a planter box mounted to ...

Excavation obstacles: Watch your back when working around digging equipment

Excavation obstacles: Watch your back when working...

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 18, 2015

The accident: A backhoe operator was moving fill dirt, after which other workers spread and compacted the fill. The operator ...

Know when to park it: Steep slopes, unstable ground can put you in perilous position on a roller

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

The accident: A 41-year-old roller operator was working on a road extension when his machine rolled sideways down steep embankment. ...

Strap yourself in: Once in the cab, truck safety begins with a seat belt

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

The accident: Operating a truck, an operator lost control as he backed toward a steep embankment to dump a load ...

Emergency exit: Proactive planning will help you escape in the event of a tip-over

Emergency exit: Proactive planning will help you escape...

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

The accident: The owner of an excavating company was digging test holes near a gravel pit pond to determine soil composition for a potential construction project. To ...

Trailering troubles: Use your best practices when driving machines on and off a trailer

Trailering troubles: Use your best practices when...

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

The accident: The owner of a small construction company that performed excavation work was preparing to backfill a pond. He had transported a dozer to the site ...

A crushing blow: Secure yourself in the event of a rollover

A crushing blow: Secure yourself in the event of a...

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Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

The accident: A worker was operating a compactor on a dirt ramp as part of a highway expansion. While she was backing the unit for another pass, ...

Stay put: You’re safer inside a tipping forklift than outside

Stay put: You’re safer inside a tipping forklift than...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

The accident: After putting his machine in reverse on some banking, a rough terrain operator felt his machine start to tip. ...

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