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Learn How ANSI Safety Standards Are Changing Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

Learn How ANSI Safety Standards Are Changing Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) lift workers, tools and supplies for the completion of many different types of overhead jobs. Formerly known as aerial work…

NUCA of Middle Tennessee Holds 2020 Trench Safety Stand Down Week Contest Prize Lunch

NUCA of Middle Tennessee Holds 2020 Trench Safety Stand Down Week Contest Prize Lunch

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reveals that 114 workers died from an excavation or trenching cave-in over the latest…

Propane Council Celebrates Construction  Safety Week with New Safety Resources

Propane Council Celebrates Construction Safety Week with New Safety Resources

The Propane Education & Research Council, in observance of Construction Safety Week, released a collection of resources to help support the construction industry’s ongoing commitment…

Eight Critical Trench Box Safety Tips via United Rentals

Eight Critical Trench Box Safety Tips via United Rentals

United Rentals Outlines How Safety Can Power Productivity in Underground Projects United Rentals Inc. today shared eight trench box safety tips to help contractors and…

Female-Owned Construction Company Brex Enterprises Setting New Standards for Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Innovation and Coolness

Female-Owned Construction Company Brex Enterprises Setting New Standards for Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Innovation and Coolness

Based in Irwin, Pa. — some 22 miles southeast of Pittsburgh — Brex Enterprises provides pipeline maintenance and services, earthwork and development, trucking and hauling…

United Rentals Shares Pandemic Safety Playbook for Equipment Rentals

United Rentals Shares Pandemic Safety Playbook for Equipment Rentals

COVID-19 protocols include contactless drive-up service and pre-rental and last-touch disinfecting United Rentals, Inc., the industry’s largest equipment rental provider, has shared nine key protocols…

Six Ways to Improve Equipment Safety

Six Ways to Improve Equipment Safety

When working with large equipment, workers face some significant risks — like electrocution and “struck-by” incidents. Poor visibility, the size and weight of even the…

Maintenance High Points: Electric Scissor Lifts Require Routine Service to Enhance Safety and Performance

Maintenance High Points: Electric Scissor Lifts Require Routine Service to Enhance Safety and Performance

Widely used in commercial construction, electric scissor lifts are ideal for working at height on projects requiring plumbing, hanging drywall, electrical work, painting and a…

Scissor Safety: Let’s Delve into How ANSI-Compliant Training and Tech Are Changing the Industry

Scissor Safety: Let’s Delve into How ANSI-Compliant Training and Tech Are Changing the Industry

Aerial lift machines are changing dramatically in 2020. We call them MEWPs now, for starters (mobile elevating work platforms). At the heart of these big…

If You Didn’t Know, Brokk Offers In-Depth Training Programs to Maximize Remote Demo Jobsite Safety and Productivity

If You Didn’t Know, Brokk Offers In-Depth Training Programs to Maximize Remote Demo Jobsite Safety and Productivity

Brokk, a world leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, offers on-demand, personalized training options for Brokk customers. The offerings allow contractors to provide crews with…

Watch: Caterpillar Is Hosting a Series of Safety Webinars During June (Safety Awareness Month)

Watch: Caterpillar Is Hosting a Series of Safety Webinars During June (Safety Awareness Month)

The National Safety Council recognizes National Safety Month in June, and Caterpillar is stepping up to share three webinars on safety basics for both its…

United Rentals Is Offering a Free Trench Safety Stand Down Digital Learning Series This Week

United Rentals Is Offering a Free Trench Safety Stand Down Digital Learning Series This Week

United Rentals just announced a trench safety digital learning series which takes place during the Trench Safety Stand Down that runs June 15 to 19….

ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 827% Safer

ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 827% Safer

Associated Builders and Contractors today released its 2020 Safety Performance Report, an annual assessment that furthers the construction industry’s understanding of how to achieve world-class…

Equipment Finders Inc. Sees Success Improving Jobsite Safety with New Push-Around Scissor Lifts

Equipment Finders Inc. Sees Success Improving Jobsite Safety with New Push-Around Scissor Lifts

Equipment Finders Inc. (EFI), a Nashville-based construction equipment rental center, has expanded its product offering by introducing a fleet of push-around scissor lifts from Hy-Brid…

Trade Association Behind CONEXPO Creates Taskforce to Develop Health and Safety Guidelines for Events

Trade Association Behind CONEXPO Creates Taskforce to Develop Health and Safety Guidelines for Events

AEM recently announced the formation of a Health and Safety Task Force to guide its efforts in ensuring the well-being of exhibitors, attendees, industry peers,…

June 2020 Is ‘Trench Safety Month’

June 2020 Is ‘Trench Safety Month’

June 2020 has been declared “Trench Safety Month” by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA), further highlighting its innovative educational and safety program, the annual…

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of $11.5 Million In Worker Safety and Health Training Grants

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of $11.5 Million In Worker Safety and Health Training Grants

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today announced the availability of $11.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants for nonprofit…

AEM Connecting Manufacturers with Safety Supplies as Businesses Plan to Return to Work

AEM Connecting Manufacturers with Safety Supplies as Businesses Plan to Return to Work

As communities, states, and companies decide whether and when to re-open for business in this unusual time of pandemic-induced isolation, one question weighs heaviest on…

The Biggest Landscape Show in America, GIE+EXPO, Is Still a Go for October with New Safety Precautions and Protocols

The Biggest Landscape Show in America, GIE+EXPO, Is Still a Go for October with New Safety Precautions and Protocols

GIE+EXPO, the international landscape, outdoor living and equipment exposition, will be held as planned this year on October 21- 23 at the Kentucky Exposition Center…

Kenzen Launches Body Heat Sensor System for Predictive, Preventative Worker Safety

Kenzen Launches Body Heat Sensor System for Predictive, Preventative Worker Safety

Kenzen, the smart PPE innovator focused on physiological monitoring and the prevention of heat injury and death among workers, has launched a real-time worker heat…