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Having The Right Clothes For The Site

Having the right clothes for the site

Every course we teach includes a section that refers to safety on site, and it is something that is incredibly important for every heavy equipment operator, every day. However, part of that dedication to safety includes the clothes we wear, but what do you need to look out for to get the right safety clothing when on site? Boots Having…

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Wishing Everyone A Happy And Safe Halloween.

Wishing Everyone A Happy and Safe Halloween.

Fatal accidents within the heavy equipment and crane industry Here is some important and scary information you should know and take into consideration when looking into the heavy equipment industry or the crane industry. No one expects to go to work and be unsafe, but within the heavy equipment and crane industries there will always be a certain amount of…

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Digging Safely

Digging Safely

As with all aspects of construction work, when digging it is important to make sure the whole process is as safe as possible for everyone concerned, and to do that we must understand the risks that we take on when digging. Risks from equipment are obvious, and on-site safety procedures take care of that aspect of the dig, but there…

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OSHA Crane Safety Regulations

OSHA Crane Safety Regulations

Modern technology and high training standards means that safety records are better than ever today, but when cranes are involved, safety should never be taken for granted. As loads have become bigger and sites more complex, the need to create a platform for safety standards and accepted practice that took modern innovation into account was noted by OSHA at the…

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The Importance Of First Aid Training

The Importance of First Aid Training

When you train for a career in construction operating heavy machinery, there is a lot to learn. Not just the skills to control the equipment safely and effectively, to get it to do exactly what you want every time, but the teamwork and first aid safety required on site, the way communications work on the modern construction site and how…

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The Right Gear For Your Protection And Comfort

The right gear for your protection and comfort

Picture the traditional construction worker, and what do you see? Blue jeans is part of that description for most of us, having been the hard wearing pants of choice for as long as there has been construction in the country.  But are they still the best solution for something to last the rough treatment your clothes always get? As with…

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