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New Silica Rules Could Make Huge Impact on Construction Safety

December 28, 2015
Safety /

The long-fought battle between over silica exposure and protections for construction workers might soon come to a head.

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HCSS GPS Can Help Contractors Recover Lost Equipment

December 21, 2015
GPS /

When S.T. Wooten discovered one of its broom tractors had been stolen from a job site, Jed Hudson of the construction services and materials company called HCSS asking for assistance.

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Employers Should Protect Workers Against the Flu

December 18, 2015
Safety /

While winter weather means a greater risk of cold stress illnesses and injuries for those in construction who work outside year-round, the chillier season also means dangers could be lurking indoors as well.

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Avoid Contracting the Flu at Work

December 16, 2015
Safety /

Construction workers are typically considered the big, bad, tough guys who work long hours through sickness and exhaustion.

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Cold Stress Poses Safety Concerns for Construction Workers in Winter

December 14, 2015
Safety /

Just as heat stress is a real danger during the busiest months for the construction industry, cold stress is a serious concern for anyone working outside during the winter.

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Are You Worried About Electronic Logging Compliance?

December 11, 2015
Equipment /
elogs /
trucking /

Electronic logging devices are a hot topic of conversation among construction and transportation companies right now. This is due to new governmental regulations that will affect both long- and short-haul drivers as they work to become compliant with the law over the next two years.

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Deadline Announced for Electronic Logging Device Adoption for Drivers

December 10, 2015

Truck drivers and owner-operators preparing to go digital finally have a solid date to pencil onto their calendars.

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New Transportation Bill Will Give Civil Construction Added Security

December 9, 2015
HCSS /

The civil construction industry received a bit of good news this week, as President Barack Obama signed into law the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act on Dec. 4.

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NOAA Releases Winter Weather Outlook

December 7, 2015
Safety /

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center issued its 2015-2016 U.S. Winter Outlook in October, giving a heads up as to what we can expect between December and February, weather-wise.

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Be Prepared with Tips for Driving in Cold Weather

December 2, 2015
Safety /

Driving a vehicle remains the single most dangerous activity we do each day, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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