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Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into toolbox talks, sees huge decrease in worker injuries
With one senior vice president saying the program, "has become a team sport," for the company, construction giant Skanska ...
3 tips for avoiding deadly structural collapses on construction jobsites
Construction accidents often seem to occur in spurts, as you’ll hear of a cluster of accidents grouped together in ...
With demolition deaths on the rise, make sure your crew is safe with these 4 safety tips
Over the past couple of years, demolition accidents have been on the rise. The uptick started in the summer ...
How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed construction crew
One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether ...
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How to break through apathy and other barriers to implementing safety training on the jobsite
As many as a million construction workers participated in OSHA’s National Fall Safety Stand Down last week. I saw ...
3 quick tips for staying safe when you’re working alone on the jobsite
If you read Equipment World’s safety articles, you’ll have noticed that many recommendations for staying safe on the jobsite ...
5 safety tips for avoiding caught-in/between accidents
According to OSHA, caught-in hazards collectively are one of the four deadliest dangers found on a construction site. Although ...
Safety Step 1: Keep Your Distance
OSHA requires you stay at least 10 feet away from overhead power lines with up to a 50,000-volt current. ...
Safety Step 2: Double-check equipment
If you’ll be working on around electrical circuits or parts, check to see that machinery and power tools are ...
Safety Step 3: Wear the right PPE
Your personal protective equipment is the last line of defense between you and any hazards you may face. Make ...
3 Safety Steps for avoiding electrocution on the jobsite
Of all the causes for on-the-job construction fatalities, electrocution may seem the most avoidable. It’s merely a matter of ...
Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
Spy shots: Is Ford working on a Ranger Raptor?
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
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U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
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