Category Archives: Safety

Heavy Duty Test Truck for Scales

Do you own a Heavy Duty Test Truck at your facility? The operators of these trucks receive special types of training to acquire their CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) and endorsements. What about the inspection of the inside of the truck … Continue reading

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Personal Platforms and Lifting Devices

When you use overhead and mobile cranes and want to make your lifing process simpler and safe, what do you use? This company in Chattanooga, Tennessee use all type of lifting devices. They care about their safety so they brought … Continue reading

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Carry Deck Mobile Crane Operator

What do you do when you need to lift something but your crane is too large to get in the space? Get a smaller crane but still have the lifting power you need. Last week was a great week sharing … Continue reading

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How do you rig the load?

I asked that question on Friday to 15 employees in Charlotte, NC. They responded with the #1 answer, THE SAFEST WAY POSSIBLE. What a great way to finish a busy week in Charlotte and Shelby, North Carolina. These guys build … Continue reading

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NSC Charleston SouthEast Conference

The National Safety Council is coming to the Southeast! The new NSC Southeast Conference & Expo provides a new opportunity to expand your market reach to the Southeast where you will connect with motivated buyers. You’ll meet face to face … Continue reading

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Mobile Crane Carry Deck Training

Even though the Golf Tournament in Augusta, GA is a few weeks away, doesnt mean we can’t still swing some cranes around and have some fun. Thats right, down in Augusta, GA the barrel of water got plenty of action … Continue reading

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Carlton Group Safety Solutions Inaugural Training

Congratulations to Carlton Group, Carlton Scale, ES, Inc. for attending the very 1st Training session held in our newest Charlotte, NC training facility. What a great week to spend with 6 Carlton Group employees learning about Overhead Crane and Hoist … Continue reading

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Newest Mobile Crane Operators 2022

What better way to start out the New Year 2022 than getting qualified on a Rough Terrain Mobile Crane. These employees show they care right from the minute you meet them with their professionalism, weath of knowledge and courtesy towards … Continue reading

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Key findings from the 2019 & 2020 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

  – The 5,333 fatal occupational injuries in 2019 represents the largest annual number since 2007. There were 4,764 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2020, a 10.7-percent decrease.   – A worker died every 99 minutes … Continue reading

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Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for FY 2021

1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501): 5,295 violations 2. Respiratory Protection (1910.134): 2,527 3. Ladders (1926.1053): 2,026 4. Scaffolding (1926.451): 1,948 5. Hazard Communication (1910.1200): 1,947 6. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147): 1,698 7. Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503): 1,666 8. … Continue reading

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