Wednesday | September 20, 2017

safety Archive

In this picture, you can see extra lights and mirrors on the front of Murray’s truck. He includes lights atop the mirrors and at the corners of the body. Convex mirrors provide extra visibility of areas that would otherwise be blind spots. All photos courtesy John Ball, Top Quality Paving & Training, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Save on Costs with Your Professional Guide to Asphalt Mix Delivery, Part 5—Haul Truck Safety Pays Dividends

Editor’s Note: A few of the ideas in this article involve adding lighting...

Children’s Book Reinforces Company’s Safety Culture

Why Wye Mom, written by Melanie Foister and Jaylynn Markwald, illustrates Lakeside Industries’...
The sunroof Steve Murray had installed for safety on his truck’s cab allows him to see overhead wires and tree branches from the safety of the driver’s seat. He said the $750 it cost to have the sunroof installed is the best investment he’s made.

Use a Sunroof to Spot Overhead Obstructions

Save on Costs with Your Professional Guide to Asphalt Mix Delivery Part 2—Put...
Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals aims to protect industry workers

Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals aims to protect industry workers

By Ross Myers & David Walls Several human resource websites offer checklists and...

Construction Safety’s Next Frontier: Suicide Prevention

By Cal Beyer The construction industry is experiencing unprecedented attention to mental health...

Build Protective Factors Against Mental Health Crises, Suicide Risk

  By Sally Spencer-Thomas When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta,...
Asphalt paving accounts for 60 to 70 percent of Gray & Son’s work.

Gray & Son Stays Safe While Innovating

You can’t succeed in this industry without a commitment to safety. Federal and...
In addition to its video program, Granite also participates in common safety programs, like new hire orientation, regular safety meetings and daily toolbox talks.

Granite Construction Makes Safety About Stories, Not Statistics

Anyone who has ever had a close call when it comes to safety...
Professionals suggest tuning the burner every spring. Perform all maintenance work when the gas is off and proper lockout/tagout procedures are met. Photo courtesy Chris Harrison.

Lock Out/Tag Out For Safe Plant Maintenance

With the number of moving parts and many pieces of heavy machinery at...

The Ultimate Guide to ADA-Compliant Parking Lots

More than 25 years after the birth of the ADA, compliance with the...

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