Monday | December 11, 2017

Safety Spotlight Archive

Different crew members may require hearing protection with different capabilities. For example, the paving operator, screed operator, dump man and haul truck driver may require headsets with communication capabilities. Photos courtesy 3M.

How New OSHA Noise Limits Could Affect Your Crew

In May, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its spring semiannual...
Hardhat brims, like you see here, are very popular with the crew at Martin Marietta Denver Metro Paving Division. Not only does it keep you cooler, but it also prevents sunburn. Photo courtesy of Ray Eisner.

Stay Cool During Summer Paving

  Heat is a constant concern in our industry. But we’re usually concerned...
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Wear Sunscreen When Working Outside

From Mulberry Marketing Communications The American Academy of Dermatology estimates that more than...
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Protect Crews with New Crash Attenuator Truck

It’s no secret that motorists are easily distracted. According to Distraction.gov, “In 2014,...

Make Worker Health a Habit

By AsphaltPro Staff with Clarence Richard Equipment that’s in top shape performs better...
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Wear Your Light Wherever You Go

Imagine this. Your road crew is doing a single-lane shutdown at night. Someone...

This Truck Drives Itself

  If you see an attenuator driving through a Florida road construction zone...

Let’s Get Rid of More Dust

Dust collection is an important process to protect your employees and keep your...

Track Truck Speed from the Office

There’s more to telematics than increasing fuel savings. While installing a tracking device...

Handle Binder Safely

We all know asphalt binder is a key component in our mixes. How...

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