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How to find great safety material for toolbox talks tailored to the job at hand

How to find great safety material for toolbox talks...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 19, 2014

When preparing material for your toolbox talks, it’s best to tailor the current training to the job at hand. Aligning ...

Construction worker rolled over by equipment and killed while laying asphalt in Arkansas

Construction worker rolled over by equipment and killed...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 19, 2014

A worker in Batesville, Arkansas was killed earlier this month when he was rolled over by a piece of equipment. John ...

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 ...

Construction worker killed while unloading equipment in NYC

Construction worker killed while unloading equipment in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 13, 2014

A 62-year-old construction worker was killed in an accident near Throgs Neck Bridge in the Bronx borough of New York ...

Cardboard hard hat sombreros a quick way to escape the sun on the jobsite; open a wormhole of safety regulation questions

Cardboard hard hat sombreros a quick way to escape the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 11, 2014

In the right conditions, the human mind can be pretty resourceful. The minds of construction workers—belonging to such an industrious ...

Construction worker dies after being thrown from loader bucket in Kansas

Construction worker dies after being thrown from loader...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 11, 2014

A construction worker died Friday morning from several serious injuries he sustained after being thrown from the bucket of a ...

Construction worker killed in work zone hit and run near Dallas

Construction worker killed in work zone hit and run...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 08, 2014

A highway construction worker was killed earlier this week while working on the President George Bush Turnpike in Grand Prairie, ...

Contractor drowns when skid steer topples into river in Colorado

Contractor drowns when skid steer topples into river in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2014

A contractor was killed in Durango, Colorado earlier this week after the skid steer he was operating toppled into the ...

5 easy ways to beat the summer heat on a construction jobsite

5 easy ways to beat the summer heat on a construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 06, 2014

Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under the ...

OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths likely; triggered by uptick in activity, less-experienced workers

OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2014

If it seems like you're hearing about a lot more construction-related deaths lately, you're not alone. Anyone who pays close ...

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking up cones from work zone

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 28, 2014

A construction worker was killed after being hit by a trash truck that crashed into a road work zone last ...

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work zones

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 24, 2014

Although many types of construction work can be considered hazardous, few tasks are more dangerous than those conducted in road ...

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