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The history of the hard hat as the indispensable PPE turns 100
Tips for avoiding UV-related skin damage for road, construction workers
Although parts of the country are still recovering from blizzards, Spring "officially" began on March 20, 2019, and Summer ...
Pa. contractor fined $208,560 for trench violations
A Pennsylvania contractor faces $208,560 in fines for several safety violations, including failing to protect workers from trench collapse, ...
O&G Industries receives construction safety award
O&G Industries received a 2018 Connecticut Construction Industry Association (CCIA) Platinum Safety Award for their company-wide safety performance in ...
Cat unveils its first virtual-reality trainer, simulating worker’s first day on road paving crew
Caterpillar has developed its first virtual-reality training program, to teach new members of a road paving crew how to ...
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Tracking and monitoring unpowered assets
When it comes to tracking company asset like fleet vehicles, GPS devices are often wired to draw from the vehicle’s power supply. But some assets and equipment don’t have a power supply that you can connect to. The asset might be situated in an isolated location without power, or it may not be possible to connect to its power supply. Is it possible to track non-powered assets with a GPS device?
Calif. contractor fined $242,600 in trench collapse that killed worker
A California contractor faces fines totaling $242,600 after a 33-year-old worker died in an unprotected trench, according to Cal/OSHA. Two ...
Worker dies in excavation collapse in Raleigh; 2 injured
One worker died and two were injured January 22 when an excavation collapsed in Raleigh, North Carolina, on a ...
Pa. contractor faces $106,057 in fines for trench safety violations
A Pennsylvania contractor faces $106,057 in penalties for exposing employees to potential trench cave-in, according to the U.S. Department ...
Zoned Out: Solution for road work crashes can’t come soon enough
If you look at fatal traffic crashes in total, drunken driving (cited in 28 percent of deaths) as a ...
Calif. company fined $66k after worker dies in trench collapse
A California contractor has been fined $66,000 for the death of a worker after a 17-foot-deep trench collapsed and ...
Worker killed when trench box was dismantled with him still inside
File this one in the almost too crazy to believe, but Cal/OSHA has cited an Oakland contractor for dismantling ...
Car enters I-93 work zone, injures construction worker
On Wednesday, November 14, a car traveling north on Interstate 93 near Exit 5 in Manchester, N.H., crashed through ...
Connected vehicle technology could curtail work zone crashes
Connected vehicle technology, which enables vehicles to communicate with each other as well as with infrastructure, could significantly reduce ...
CPWR: Deaths rise at small construction companies, drop at larger firms
Accidental deaths are rising for workers at small construction firms while dropping for larger companies, a new report shows. Between ...
Houston worker rescued from collapsed 12-ft. trench; OSHA investigates (VIDEO)
A worker was rescued from a collapsed trench November 7 in Houston after being stuck in dirt for several ...
OSHA: Crane operators must be certified by crane type by Nov. 10
Crane certification requirements by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will take effect November 10, but crane operators ...
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Diesel technician shortage a perfect storm gathering for decades (Part 1)
Equipment Roundup: JCB intros 1CXT, a tracked backhoe with CTL skill; Roush unveils 650-hp F-150 SC; Toro Dingo TXL 2000 now in production; Hitachi intros excavator Grade Guidance; Fuso’s FE180 is first gas cabover
Dolan named CEO of Custom Equipment
VIDEO: A step-by-step look at the Arlington Memorial Bridge rehab
Cat intros host of updates to M-Series medium wheel loaders
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ASV debuts RT-40 and RT-65 Posi-Track loaders
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Contractor of the year
Ohio’s Shrock Premier Custom Constructors is our 2019 Contractor of the Year
by Don McLoud
Trimble updates its AR hard hat with Microsoft HoloLens 2: Layer-able, hand-manipulated 3D hologram designs right before your eyes
by Tom Jackson
JCB, Takeuchi, Ditch Witch and Toro show off electric compact construction equipment at rental show
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Cat 990K Aggregate Handler hauls 25% more, saves lots of time
by Therese Dunphy
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