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When Slopes Fail – Part 2

In this, Part 2 of my series on slope stability & erosion control failures, I want to dissect another jobsite failure that one of our projects suffered through a couple of years ago. The conditions, […]

TAILGATE TALK

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    TAILGATE TALK – Hearing Protection

    OK, show of hands – How many of you admit to spending part of your youth at “Way Too Loud” music concerts? My hand is way up in the air. Back in the day, ignorance [...]
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    TAILGATE TALK – Manhole Fatality Post Mortem

    What comes to mind when you hear the term “Confined Space?” Tanks. Boilers. Rail cars. Silos. Storage bins. In roadway construction, we work outside –  Not a really confining work environment. We can be a [...]
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    TAILGATE TALK – Safety Vests

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is Standard Operating Procedure for construction personnel. For most resident engineering staff members, the staples of our PPE are: –Hardhat –Safety Glasses –Hearing Protection –Work Boots –Work Gloves –Hi-Vis Safety Vest [...]

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