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Safety: Excavation and Trenching Dangers

Safety: Excavation and Trenching Dangers

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Workplace safety solution professionals: How many times do we see excavation and sewer workers working unprotected in trenches? Trenches are literally filled with a variety of potential safety and environmental hazards. Cave-ins are perhaps the most feared trenching hazard as one cubic yard of soil can weigh as much as a car. Asphyxiation due to  … Read More

Do Safety Incentive Programs Work?

Do Safety Incentive Programs Work?

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I’ve been in the garbage business for more than 50 years. I’ve never seen a safety incentive program that has worked beyond the initial phase, although there may be some out there. Safety incentive programs usually can’t sustain for a few reasons.  … Read More

National Trench Safety Announces Opening of New Boston, Massachusetts, Operation

National Trench Safety Announces Opening of New Boston, Massachusetts, Operation

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January 13th, 2017 – HOUSTON, T.X.—National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announced today the opening of a new branch operation in Boston, Massachusetts.

“We’re extremely pleased to be  … Read More

Safety: Management Systems

Safety: Management Systems

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Too often, safety managers are perceived as risk-averse, action-stopping do-gooders, says Tom Slavin, a Chicago-based safety consultant. But if a safety manager can create opportunities for project managers and supervisors to communicate safety programs to employees—and get the entire organization involved with safety­—then safety adds value by preventing injury and  … Read More

Blastcrete Equipment Company Offers Solution to OSHA’s New Regulations

Blastcrete Equipment Company Offers Solution to OSHA’s New Regulations

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ANNISTON, Ala. (October 26, 2016) – Blastcrete Equipment Company introduces a dust suppression system that limits silica dust exposure in industrial, construction and mining applications. The patent-pending DustAway system consists of an innovative bulk bag design that attaches to a mixer to contain dust as the mixer fills. The bag’s  … Read More



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