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Tip Over / Rollover
Alone, stoned…and dead
Breaking bad habits: Save yourself in the event of a rollover
The accident: A construction foreman was operating a compaction roller along an incline next to a roadway. The roller ...
Trailering tactics: Proper planning and the right equipment ensures safe transport
The accident: A paving company employee was transporting a compactor to a jobsite. After parking the tilt bed trailer, ...
Logical lifting: Removing a bridge slab calls for caution
The accident: An operator was using a hydraulic excavator with a lifting attachment to remove concrete slabs from a bridge. ...
Excavation obstacles: Watch your back when working around digging equipment
The accident: A backhoe operator was moving fill dirt, after which other workers spread and compacted the fill. The ...
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Know when to park it: Steep slopes, unstable ground can put you in perilous position on a roller
The accident: A 41-year-old roller operator was working on a road extension when his machine rolled sideways down steep ...
Strap yourself in: Once in the cab, truck safety begins with a seat belt
The accident: Operating a truck, an operator lost control as he backed toward a steep embankment to dump a ...
Emergency exit: Proactive planning will help you escape in the event of a tip-over
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. ...
Trailering troubles: Use your best practices when driving machines on and off a trailer
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 ...
A crushing blow: Secure yourself in the event of a rollover
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 ...
Stay put: You’re safer inside a tipping forklift than outside
The accident: After putting his machine in reverse on some banking, a rough terrain operator felt his machine start to ...
Slippery slopes: Stay aware of changing soil conditions when using a trencher
The accident: A crew was installing underground telecommunications cable when the trencher operator started to maneuver the trencher out ...
Keep your balance: Moving materials with a backhoe calls for extreme care
The accident: A crew replacing cracked drainpipes used a backhoe to carry replacement concrete pipes to a utility trench. ...
Careful compaction: Ignoring safety procedures could be a costly mistake
The accident: An operator was running a compactor over a newly created gravel shoulder on a road improvement project. In ...
Balancing act: Keeping a level load helps ensure your dump truck remains upright
The accident: Two dump truck operators were moving dirt to build an embankment as part of a highway project. ...
Crane co.’s overweight haul hit with biggest ticket in R.I. history (VIDEO)
VIDEO: The Dumphoe was half excavator, half site dumper in one weird little machine
Chevy attacks F-Series aluminum with new bed test, other videos; Ford rolls eyes
Volvo’s new PL3005E pipelayer lifts more, converts to excavator with no power loss
Ram 5500 chassis cab gets a few improvements for 2018 (VIDEO)
An easy lift, a deadly fall
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John Deere updates L-Series backhoes with improved controls, new rear coupler ...
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