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.
All Forklifts Are Not the Same: Why Training is Important
All forklift operators need to have the proper training before they jump in the driver's seat. This protects them and other workers in the area.
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.
Why Workers Should Never Enter an Unprotected Trench
Safety training should be adequate enough so all excavation workers understand why they should never enter an unprotected trench for their own safety.
Why Scissor Lifts Should Only Be Used by Trained Operators
Scissor lifts can be a safe way to reach great heights, but when operators aren't following safe operating procedures, things can go very wrong.
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.
Workers Injured When Pinned in a Trench by a Backhoe
Two workers were injured when they were pinned in a trench by a backhoe. Why is heavy equipment safety not just the responsibility of the operator?
Bucket Truck Incident is a Fall Protection Reminder
It shouldn't take a fatality for employers to review and update their safety program and ensure proper fall protection procedures are used on every job.
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.