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Safety Watch: Blown Away

Safety Watch: Blown Away

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 01, 2012

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

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 07, 2012

Dump Truck Dangers   Don’t assume a driver knows you’re near the truck   By Amy Materson   The accident: A milling machine was removing asphalt ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

Backhoe Woes   Make sure your machine is blocked or chocked before leaving it on a slope   By Amy Materson       The accident: A backhoe ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 01, 2012

Quick disconnect   Stay clear of an excavator’s attachments and swing area     The accident: A utility contractor was using an excavator with a ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 01, 2012

Lethal Loads Unloading a trailer can be deadly unless you follow the proper procedure By Amy Materson   The accident: A truck driver was ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 01, 2012

Perilous Paving Nighttime paving projects offer unique hazards for workers By Amy Materson The accident: A paving crew was milling and repaving a ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 01, 2012

Shoring things up Use required protective systems when working in a trench By Amy Materson   The accident: Two laborers were installing conduit in ...

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Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

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