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IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate proper technique

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 18, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation and National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators again teamed up at ConExpo-Con/Agg, this ...

More than Tailgate Talks: Creating a safety culture in construction requires proactive, not reactive, judgment

More than Tailgate Talks: Creating a safety culture in...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

Three people a day don't go home alive in the construction industry. Nine people a day lose their lives due ...

New Jersey construction worker falls from bridge, lands on his feet without even breaking a bone

New Jersey construction worker falls from bridge, lands...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2014

A fall is the most deadly accident that can happen to a construction worker. And one that takes place from ...

ConExpo coverage begins and ends with honors for the best in the construction industry

ConExpo coverage begins and ends with honors for the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 27, 2014

Who are the best contractors, technicians and fleets in the heavy construction industry? We're about to find out. While ConExpo is traditionally ...

3 quick tips for staying safe when you’re working alone on the jobsite

3 quick tips for staying safe when you’re working...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 11, 2014

If you read Equipment World’s safety articles, you’ll have noticed that many recommendations for staying safe on the jobsite involve ...

Website bug prompts OSHA to again extend public comment period on proposed silica rule

Website bug prompts OSHA to again extend public comment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has again extended the public comment period on proposed updates to standards on worker ...

VIDEO: Excavator bucket-boosts itself onto a railcar in a bit of heavy machinery parkour

VIDEO: Excavator bucket-boosts itself onto a railcar in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 24, 2014

This is one of those videos where you might not be extremely impressed by the operator's skill, but maybe just ...

National Demolition Assocation updates Demolition Safety Manual with new info, digital formats

National Demolition Assocation updates Demolition...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 20, 2014

The latest edition of the National Demolition Association’s (NDA) Demolition Safety Manual contains new information and new digital formats. With the ...

Sub Zero: Polar Vortex causes equipment breakdowns, sends construction workers home and indoors in Minnesota and North Dakota

Sub Zero: Polar Vortex causes equipment breakdowns,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2014

We told you yesterday about a crew in Louisville used to working in the cold that was forced to pack ...

6 tips to avoiding Fatal Falls on the construction jobsite

6 tips to avoiding Fatal Falls on the construction...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 07, 2014

Of OSHA’s Fatal Four accidents—falls, struck by object, electrocution and caught in/between—falls are the most deadly. Of all construction accidents, ...

How to safely combat the winter months on a construction site in 8 steps

How to safely combat the winter months on a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 02, 2014

Winter sees dark mornings, dark nights, grim weather and dull days, which can put health and safety at risk on ...

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