Excavators

Negating the impact of worker fatigue

Worker fatigue is a major issue in construction and poses serious safety risks. A survey by the Considerate Constructors Scheme has found that 37% of workers in the industry work more than 50 hours a week, and 58% feel that tiredness affects their productivity. While this is a high-profile example, fatigue

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Explore your own safety culture to improve it

Just like every city has its own culture, every organization already has a safety culture. How well do you know what is unique about yours? I travel a lot for work. When possible, my wife joins me and we purposefully take time to walk around the places we visit to

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Gas leak reported, businesses evacuated in Holly Springs

Officials were working to repair a gas leak in Holly Springs on Tuesday. Mark Andrews with the Town of Holly Springs said North Main Street was closed from Holly Springs Road northbound to Crossway Lane. A spokesperson with Dominion Energy said the leak was detected and was being fixed. “We

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Stay safe after National Safe Work Month

“Now the 2019 National Safe Work Month campaign has concluded I want to reiterate the importance of staying safe and healthy at work not just in October, but every day” Safe Work Australia CEO, Michelle Baxter said…read more

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UPDATE: Gas line damaged during excavation in Haverhill

HAVERHILL —  A work crew from the city’s wastewater department struck an underground natural gas line Thursday morning, resulting in an evacuation of a portion of Hilldale Avenue, just north of Lafayette Square. Prior to the accident, the work crew had taken the normal precaution of calling in Dig Safe, said

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