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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

New Solar-Powered, Wireless, Motion-Activated Camera Systems From Eye Trax

New Solar-Powered, Wireless, Motion-Activated Camera Systems From Eye Trax

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Charlotte, N.C. (October 6, 2016) – Eye Trax, a global manufacturer of wireless camera systems, adds two new camera systems to its product line-up — the Mega and the Predator series. The Eye Trax Mega series cameras are designed for security applications that require exceptional high-resolution images, up to 12MB  … Read More

Construction Job Site Safety: Fear the Fine

Construction Job Site Safety: Fear the Fine

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Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the March/April 2015 edition of Grading & Excavation Contractor.

No contractor wants to make headlines because of a trench collapse. When a collapse results in the death of a laborer? That’s tragic, and the resulting fines and lawsuits could be enough to put even large contractors out of  … Read More



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