Keep your balance: Moving materials with a backhoe calls for extreme care

|  April 15, 2014 |

The accident: A crew replacing cracked drainpipes used a backhoe to carry replacement concrete pipes to a utility trench. The backhoe operator lifted several pipes from the bed of a truck onto the loader bucket and began moving across the rubble-covered worksite towards the trench.

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