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Death of road construction worker in hit and run leads South Carolina law enforcement to beef up patrols near work zones

Death of road construction worker in hit and run leads...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2014

Sheriff's deputies and the South Carolina Highway Patrol have decided to increase their presence near road construction work zones in ...

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after crane comes in contact with power line

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 29, 2014

In what investigators are calling a "freak accident," a young construction worker was killed earlier this week after being electrocuted ...

Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on Texas jobsites

Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

Over the weekend, the Dallas Morning News released a bombshell of a report on workplace deaths in Texas as compared to ...

PPE: Don’t let the summer heat entice workers on your jobsite to ditch their safety gear

PPE: Don’t let the summer heat entice workers on your...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 01, 2014

During the intense heat of the summer, it’s hard to stay cool when working outside. That’s why it’s tempting for ...

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to keeping construction crews safe from those harmful rays

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2014

As the construction season rolls on, the workload isn’t the only thing that increases. The amount of hours crews put into ...

3 steps to establishing constant communication between workers for a safer construction jobsite

3 steps to establishing constant communication between...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 20, 2014

There’s a lot of safety buzz going on lately. More than 30 construction firms just wrapped up the first annual ...

3 quick tips for staying safe when you’re working alone on the jobsite

3 quick tips for staying safe when you’re working...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 11, 2014

If you read Equipment World’s safety articles, you’ll have noticed that many recommendations for staying safe on the jobsite involve ...

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated” limits on worker inhalation of deadly silica dust

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2013

In order to update 40-year-old standards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced a rule with the goal of ...

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