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USDOL launches tech competition to improve worker hearing safety
The U.S. Department of Labor recently launched the "Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge," a competition that it hopes ...
Steel a lighter, bend-not-break alternative to concrete work zone barriers (VIDEO)
At nearly four times the cost, steel barriers are nowhere near as prevalent as the traditional concrete barrier seen protecting ...
Florida road construction worker killed by sweeper truck
On Friday, May 13, a 69-year-old road construction worker was killed when he was run over by a sweeper truck on a job site ...
Construction No. 2 industry for hearing loss, study says
A study spanning a decade and incorporating hearing tests of more than 1.4 million American workers found that construction accounted ...
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Close to seven out of 10 contractors surveyed by Construction Equipment magazine said they’re using data from on-board systems in…
AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica exposure rule
On March 24, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the final workplace exposure standard for crystalline silica, which will ...
Construction worker survives being hit by car that “flew” off Tenn. highway
A man performing work inside a Highway 27 work zone in Tennessee is lucky to be alive after being hit ...
Road worker killed following dump truck electrocution in S. Carolina
A road worker in South Carolina died after he was electrocuted while loading asphalt into a paver. According to The State, ...
Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job
A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...
Contractor killed when wall previously investiagated by OSHA collapses at Ford plant in Chicago
A contractor was killed and an automotive worker was seriously injured when a wall collapsed at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant ...
Safety Week Lesson 6: 3 quick safety breaks each day ups awareness, slashes incidents
Although there were no injuries, excessive equipment damage and rising safety incidents had begun to take away from the bottom ...
Safety Week Lesson 5: Complacency on articulated dump truck rollovers gets a rude awakening
Articulated trucks, because of their design and the uneven terrain they work in, have a habit of rolling over. Don ...
Safety Week Lesson 4: Equipment mods cut rate of slips, trips and falls
Falls from equipment are the number-one source of injuries in the heavy construction arena. Traylor Bros. wanted to do something ...
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VIDEO: Watch as a massive Komatsu PC8000 mining shovel is assembled in this time-lapse
VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
John Deere unveils 2 large-frame skid steers, 2 CTLs in G Series power boost
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
Unsafe surroundings: Unrecognized hazards could cause trouble for you – or for someone else
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Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal ...
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John Deere unveils 2 large-frame skid steers, 2 CTLs in G ...
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