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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 ...
Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings ...
by Tom Quimby
In major brand shift, Cat is getting rid of letters in ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems ...
by Tom Jackson
JCB boosts horsepower 20% with 210 and 215 skid steers
by Don McLoud
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