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Are your smart construction machines safe and secure from hackers?
Cyber security is more crucial than ever as our world gets more connected, highlighting the need for equipment owners to safeguard their machines through preventive measures
Say what? More than half of older construction workers are hearing impaired
Recent study reinforces the need to promote noise reduction and hearing conservation in construction
Call 811 and dig safely
National 811 Day is Aug. 11, highlighting the need for awareness to ‘Call before you dig’ for damage prevention and public safety
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
Confusion over whether operators need personal fall protection equipment in a scissor lift continues, highlighting the vital importance of highly trained and qualified supervision
OSHA’s here, now what?
Lynn Ladder & Scaffolding Company’s president, Alan D. Kline, relays personal experience in his tips about what to do when OSHA pays a visit
How to ensure safe demolition
Here’s how to navigate the various rules and regulations designed to keep workers out of harm’s way during demolition projects
Why simulation training is a gamechanger for construction
Technological advancements are improving the efficacy of operator training through the use of realistic job site simulations
Get ADA compliant with surface-applied tactile Redimat meshes
Detectable Warning Systems advances flexible mesh reinforcement for added strength and durability in products designed to alert visually impaired pedestrians near job sites
Buildwitt Training aims to provide quick, targeted approach to getting workers up to speed
The platform launched this month and has more than 350 video lessons that go over industry basics, safety, roles and responsibilities, and tips and tricks, among other topics
VIDEO: Don’t drive distracted
EquipmentShare’s latest 7 Seconds of Safety video focuses on distrated driving, which kills hundreds of construction workers each year 
VIDEO: ‘Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls’
EquipmentShare observes National Safety Month with 7 Seconds of Safety (7SOS) video series designed to educate construction professionals about staying safe on the job
10 ways to build a balanced approach to safety
It can seem like ‘the world has gone mad’ when it comes to risk assessments, site inductions and training protocols, but there’s a way to strike a balance to keep your crew safe
VIDEO: Why switch to safety helmets?
Construction Safety Week explains the benefits of ‘safety helmets’ which are designed to offer construction professionals more protection than a traditional hard hat
Expert Q&A: How can we prevent suicide in construction?
Board-certified emergency physician and a former U.S. Navy medical officer, Dr. Dan Carlin explains why our industry struggles with suicide and what can be done about it
‘Work to Zero’ shows construction leaders how to use technology to reduce fatality risks
The National Safety Council’s initiative aims to take employers on a ‘safety innovation journey’ to save lives in the workplace
Maintenance checklist for construction workers
Keeping equipment in top working order is vital to safety and productivity, but so is making sure operators are in their best form as well 
Rays Electrical shows how HDD operator training brings benefits far beyond the job itself
An investment in skilled labor training for horizontal directional drilling has paid big dividends for this Illinois contractor
Beware: Thanksgiving weekend is prime time for equipment theft
Elevated demand for equipment results in increased equipment crime, especially before and over the upcoming holiday
United Rentals Trench Safety Digital Learning Series available for free
United Rentals supports Trench Safety Stand Down Week, June 14-18, with online education to raise awareness of hazards with trench and excavation work
JLG offers live training webinars on system diagnostics
One- to two-hour sessions take a deep dive into the inner workings of sensors, valves and control logic
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