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Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

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Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building collapse raises questions about marijuana legalization, contractor regulations

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

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Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Jul 04, 2011

Don’t get pinned Safe operation starts with the basics The accident: The contractor instructed an excavator operator to move dirt, clear debris ...

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