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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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Less Training Results In More Accidents

Why have there been so many construction accidents in the past few years? A recent article on Equipment World's site by Wayne Grayson takes a look at the problem. OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths likely; triggered by uptick in activity, less-experienced workers is a sobering assessment of safety on the jobsite. “We recently investigated deaths at jobsites in Kansas City,…

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