An important responsibility for any heavy equipment operator is conducting a machine inspection. To ensure the operator’s safety and that of other job site personnel, and to make sure the machine is in good operating condition, the operator should conduct a walkaround inspection of the machine before beginning operation. Walkaround
The month of May is designated as International Building Safety Month, a time to raise awareness about building safety. The International Code Council and partners come together to promote building safety from design to construction and beyond. Visit https://www.iccsafe.org/ for resources, weekly themes, free toolkits and more.
About half of all U.S. mining fatalities in recent years are due to accidents involving powered haulage, according to the U.S. Dept. of Labor. The National Mine Association offers materials to help companies share safety messages through its CORESafety framework. The goal of CORESafety is to achieve zero fatalities and
Today celebrates World Day for Safety and Health at Work, a day to promote and raise awareness for the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally. This year the day focuses on the ongoing pandemic. The pandemic has touched nearly every aspect of the world of work, from the risk