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Off-Road Equipment Manufacturers to Hold Product-Safety Seminar
Hundreds of off-road equipment industry professionals will gather April 29-30 in Chicago (Schaumburg), Ill., at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' (AEM) annual product safety and compliance seminar, seeking the latest industry knowledge to help them fine-tune company programs.
Lift & Access – 4/11/2014

The construction industry now accounts for the most U.S. workplace deaths thanks to a 5% increase in 2012
With 775 fatal injuries in 2012, private construction rose to the top of all U.S. industries in the number of workplace deaths, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Equipment World – 8/26/2013

OSHA Schedules Additional Crane Meeting
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled a third informal stakeholder meeting to solicit comments on the crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard.
Construction Equipment – 3/22/2013

OSHA Schedules Meetings to Discuss Crane Operator Certification Requirements
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled two informal stakeholder meetings to solicit comments on the crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard.
Construction Equipment Guide – 3/18/2013

Lincoln Electric Launches New Welding Safety Interactive Guide
Safety is a critical component of welding, and thanks to The Lincoln Electric Co., now welders of all skill levels can access the safety information they need anywhere, anytime. The company's new Welding Safety Interactive Guide converts Lincoln Electric's award-winning Welding Safety Interactive DVD into an online format that is easily accessible and viewable on computers, tablets and mobile phones.
CE Unbound – 10/31/2012

Trade Groups Team Up to Create a Drug- and Alcohol-Free Construction Industry
Five of the nation's largest construction trade associations have teamed up to form the Construction Coalition for a Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace (CCDAFW). The coalition's mission is to create a drug- and alcohol-free construction industry by providing companies and organizations with the resources necessary to implement drug- and alcohol-free policies into their business practices.
Compact Equipment Online – 5/9/2012

United Rentals Expands Safety Training for Customers
Safety is a cheap and effective insurance policy -- that's what United Rentals figures. Just yesterday, the largest equipment rental company in the world (with a network of 562 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico) announced the implementation of three key initiatives that will expand customer access to safety training in the United States and Canada.
Compact Equipment Online – 6/18/2010