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Safety Step 1: Keep Your Distance

Safety Step 1: Keep Your Distance

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 25, 2013

OSHA requires you stay at least 10 feet away from overhead power lines with up to a 50,000-volt current. For ...

Safety Step 2: Double-check equipment

Safety Step 2: Double-check equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 25, 2013

If you’ll be working on around electrical circuits or parts, check to see that machinery and power tools are properly ...

Safety Step 3: Wear the right PPE

Safety Step 3: Wear the right PPE

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 25, 2013

Your personal protective equipment is the last line of defense between you and any hazards you may face. Make sure ...

Fossil-fueled vehicles better for environment than electric?

Fossil-fueled vehicles better for environment than...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 22, 2013

Over the 4th of July weekend—while you were busy polluting the air with your holiday grilling—you might have missed this ...

It’ll Cost How Much?

It’ll Cost How Much?

Posted by John Latta on Feb 19, 2013

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com We know the current, ongoing lack of adequate investment in infrastructure will cost us. But just how ...

It’ll Cost How Much?

It’ll Cost How Much?

Posted by John Latta on Feb 19, 2013

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com We know the current, ongoing lack of adequate investment in infrastructure will cost us. But just how ...

It’ll Cost How Much?

It’ll Cost How Much?

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 07, 2013

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com   We know the current, ongoing lack of adequate investment in infrastructure will cost us. But just how ...

Safety Watch: Shock-proof yourself

Safety Watch: Shock-proof yourself

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 04, 2013

To download a PDF of this Safety Watch for sharing or printing, click here. The accident A crew was setting anchors in ...

OSHA to finalize confined spaces and electrical equipment rules this year

OSHA to finalize confined spaces and electrical...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2013

Two construction industry rules are listed to be finalized in 2013 on OSHA's semiannual regulatory agenda, published today. The first deals ...

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