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ENGCON’S SAFETY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE AWARDED IN ENGLAND

ENGCON’S SAFETY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE AWARDED IN ENGLAND

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Strömsund, Sweden, June 14, 2017 – Engcon, world leader in tiltrotators for excavators, has been recognized in England for a recently developed safety training program that covers the basic elements of the tiltrotator and its use. The training program earned the Plantworx Innovation Award, which each year draws attention to  … Read More

Think Safety 365, says AEM in support of National Safety Month

Think Safety 365, says AEM in support of National Safety Month

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MILWAUKEE (June 1, 2017) – Nearly 13,000 American workers are injured each day and preventable injuries overall are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.

June is National Safety Month, and AEM is proud to partner with the National Safety Council (where the above numbers came from) in  … Read More

Basic Trench Safety for Excavation Contractors

Basic Trench Safety for Excavation Contractors

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Trenching and excavation are some of the most hazardous construction jobs in the industry. According to Occupational and Safety Health Administration (OSHA), trench collapses are rarely survivable, primarily due to the weight of soil. One cubic yard of soil can weigh up to 3,000 pounds—roughly equal to the weight of  … Read More

Construction Group Launches New Highway Work Zone Safety Effort

Construction Group Launches New Highway Work Zone Safety Effort

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Four-four percent of highway contractors reported that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America. As a result, association officials launched a new national advertising and  … Read More

HCSS Safety Empowers Employees, Improves Safety Program Management Efficiency

HCSS Safety Empowers Employees, Improves Safety Program Management Efficiency

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New reporting features allow safety managers to quickly prepare records for inspection

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 26, 2017 – Today’s HCSS Safety program offered by construction industry software developer, HCSS (www.hcss.com), helps companies to develop a culture of safety by empowering employees to contribute to the safety program. Through cloud-based  … Read More

VOLVO CE: SAFETY IS IN OUR DNA

VOLVO CE: SAFETY IS IN OUR DNA

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World Safety Day may only happen once a year, but at Volvo Construction Equipment, every day is a reason to work towards making the industry a safer place.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) marks Friday April 28th 2017 as World Safety and Health at Work Day, to promote the prevention of  … Read More



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