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Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for certification program

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Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 19, 2014

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators and the Pile Driving Contractors Association have teamed up to form ...

Equipment strikes, kills Rhode Island construction worker in trench

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

A worker installing natural gas lines in Warwick, Rhode Island was killed Wednesday when he was struck in some way ...

How to avoid deadly roller compactor rollovers on jobsites with slopes or embankments

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Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 02, 2014

A construction worker was killed in an accident in Florida on August 21, when the roller he was operating slipped ...

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why you should always wear a harness

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

There's a reason things like safety guidelines, personal protective equipment and harnesses exist: even mundane tasks like moving a boom ...

“Netflix model” for online construction safety training makes implementing programs a no-brainer

“Netflix model” for online construction safety...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 02, 2014

Efforts to reduce construction accidents and injuries are slowly but surely having an effect, as each year OSHA’s tally of ...

Safety Watch: Best practices when driving machines on and off a trailer

Safety Watch: Best practices when driving machines on...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 03, 2013

The Accident The owner of a small construction company that performed excavation work was preparing to backfill a pond. He had ...

Welcome to equipmentworld.com (again)

Welcome to equipmentworld.com (again)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

  You may have noticed that our logo looks a little different this month. The clean, modern look created by our ...

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