Category Archives: Construction

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Falls are the leading cause of death for construction workers. Continue reading

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Bucket Truck Graduates

Mobile Crane graduates Continue reading

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METAL / NONMETAL Serious Accident

Surface Limestone – A miner operating an empty articulating haul truck lost control on a downhill grade and overturned.  The driver was hospitalized with serious injuries but survived, likely because he was wearing his seat belt. BEST PRACTICES   Always … Continue reading

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OSHA offers new resources on preventing roof falls

Two new publications from OSHA are aimed at helping construction workers avoid falls from roofs. Protecting Roofing Workers http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3755.pdf Fall Protection for Construction http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3146.pdf

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