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AEM launches campaign for National Safety Month

June 1, 2017By

The campaign, called Think Safety 365, is designed to encourage equipment operators to keep safety top of mind 365 days a year.

The Cat Smartband monitors users’ alertness throughout the workday. Photo courtesy of Cat

Safety technologies help manage operator fatigue

April 13, 2017By

Incidents related to fatigue are not uncommon in the aggregate industry, but some safety technologies exist to help reduce these types of incidents.

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OSHA enforcement of crystalline silica standard pushed back

April 7, 2017By

Originally scheduled to begin June 23, 2017, enforcement will now begin Sept. 23, 2017.

Highway stock photo. Photo: henrikschnabel via Foter.com / CC BY-ND

Civil engineers give US infrastructure a D+ rating

March 14, 2017By

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently gave U.S. infrastructure a poor grade.

Safety alert puts seat belt safety in the spotlight

September 30, 2016By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) issued a safety alert for seat belt use, making it a safety focus for equipment operators.

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Video trains operators on Cat K Series loaders

June 30, 2016By

Caterpillar produced a training video for operators of Cat K Series large wheel loaders.

AEM presents free safety poster on website

June 7, 2016By

In honor of National Safety Month, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is offering a free download of a safety poster.

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Safety campaign designed to prevent falls

May 9, 2016By

Almost 40 percent of all construction fatalities were related to falls in 2014, and all of these deaths […]