Safety articles on Incidents

Construction Worker and Grader
Incidents

Tragic Incident Shows Why Safety Meetings are Important

A loud, dusty environment, like a construction site, can provide many distractions. Learn more about the lessons learned from this tragic incident.

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Workplace Injury Form with Pencil
Incidents

Why It's Important to Report Workplace Injuries Quickly

Unsafe acts on the job can lead to workplace incidents resulting in injuries, illnesses, or fatalities. Time is critical when reporting an injury, here's why.

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First Aid Medical Bag
Incidents

First Aid Basics Vital to the Skilled Trades Industry

Learn more about the first aid basics that are the most vital for the skilled trades industry and provide a good foundation for your workforce.

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Two Step Ladders, One Has Fallen
Incidents

When Working on a Step Ladder a Wrong Move Can Be Tragic

Review the lessons learned from this fatal ladder accident at your next safety meeting as you review fall hazard risks with your crews.

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Construction Materials Fell
Incidents

Deadly Incident Shows How Construction Can Be Dangerous

Caught-in hazards don't just exist where a line worker might get their glove caught in a gear, these hazards exist everywhere on a construction site.

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Incidents

How Workplace Incident Investigations Prevent Future Injuries

Incident investigations, along with a root cause analysis, should be happening after any injury, property damage event, or near miss happens on the job.

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Wood Chipper
Incidents

Crushed-by Wood Chipper Machine Maintenance Incident

Wood chippers are dangerous, but this tragedy didn't happen the way you think. Lessons Learned reminder to always inspect heavy equipment prior to use.

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Trench After Cave-in
Incidents

Without Cave-in Protection, Excavations Can Be Deadly

A cubic yard of soil causes a massive crushing injury risk. This tragic incident highlights the risks of not providing adequate cave-in protection.

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Incidents

This Fatal Incident Reminds Crews to Inspect Equipment

The weekly safety meeting is a great time to remind heavy equipment operators to inspect their equipment daily and to test their back-up alarms regularly.

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