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Construction Safety Week: 6 lessons from the real world
Are your guys bored with safety talks? Do the topics seem stale, obvious or theoretical? Since it's the end of the ...
With demolition deaths on the rise, make sure your crew is safe with these 4 safety tips
Over the past couple of years, demolition accidents have been on the rise. The uptick started in the summer of ...
How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed construction crew
One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether construction ...
Avoid these 3 safety training obstacles
As many as a million construction workers participated in Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) National Fall Safety Stand Down ...
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How to break through apathy and other barriers to implementing safety training on the jobsite
As many as a million construction workers participated in OSHA’s National Fall Safety Stand Down last week. I saw a ...
3 quick tips for staying safe when you’re working alone on the jobsite
If you read Equipment World’s safety articles, you’ll have noticed that many recommendations for staying safe on the jobsite involve ...
5 safety tips for avoiding caught-in/between accidents
According to OSHA, caught-in hazards collectively are one of the four deadliest dangers found on a construction site. Although it ...
Safety Step 1: Keep Your Distance
OSHA requires you stay at least 10 feet away from overhead power lines with up to a 50,000-volt current. For ...
Safety Step 2: Double-check equipment
If you’ll be working on around electrical circuits or parts, check to see that machinery and power tools are properly ...
Safety Step 3: Wear the right PPE
Your personal protective equipment is the last line of defense between you and any hazards you may face. Make sure ...
3 Safety Steps for avoiding electrocution on the jobsite
Of all the causes for on-the-job construction fatalities, electrocution may seem the most avoidable. It’s merely a matter of avoiding ...
ARTBA reminds motorists to drive carefully in construction zones during July 4 holiday
The upcoming Independence Day holiday will likely bring more traffic to the roadways. And with highway construction season in full ...
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Ritchie Bros. to acquire online equipment auctioneer IronPlanet for $758.5 million ...
by Tom Jackson
Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal ...
by Wayne Grayson
REVIEW: Cat S60’s design, speed, built-in FLIR thermal camera combine for ...
by Wayne Grayson
With new emissions regs, can heavy truck makers go all-in on ...
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Off-roading in Nissan’s sonar-equipped 2017 Titan Pro-4X Crew Cab ...
by Tom Quimby