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Safety Watch:  Up in the Air

Safety Watch: Up in the Air

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 01, 2013

The accident A worker was replacing structural steel members on a 280-foot-tall communications tower. Suspended 60 feet in the air, he ...

Safety Watch: Blown Away

Safety Watch: Blown Away

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 01, 2012

The accident A laborer was inflating a flat tire mounted to a multi-piece rim on a wheel loader. He was seated ...

Safety Watch: Fatal Falls

Safety Watch: Fatal Falls

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 01, 2012

The accident A welder was preparing to survey and weld joints at the top of a steel frame that had just ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Apr 01, 2011

Balancing act Keeping a level load helps ensure your dump truck remains upright The accident: Two dump truck operators were moving dirt ...

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