Why Do Employees Fail to Report Safety Violations?

According to research from the National Safety Council’s Journal of Safety Research, construction workers often fail to report injuries and OSHA violations that they see on the job site. A staggering 72% of workers surveyed admitted to hiding an injury or violation from their supervisors. A construction site can be an incredibly dangerous place, filled with heavy machinery ranging from new bulldozers to used hydraulic breakers that can cause serious injury or even death in the event that safety standards are not adhered to.Read More

Three Ways to Ensure Better Safety on the Construction Site

For construction site supervisors, safety should consistently top their team’s list of priorities. The construction industry was recently named the 9th most dangerous in the country, with an average of 134 fatalities occurring on job sites per year. Luckily, there are a number of steps that employers and construction professionals can take to limit the risk that their site poses to employees. Read on to learn three easy steps that owners of any construction site can take to keep their workers from being injured.Read More

5 Facts You May Not Have Known About CAT Construction Equipment

When it comes to purchasing construction equipment, from bulldozers to Allied rammers, the yellow “CAT” logo is ubiquitous. Seen on nearly every construction site in America, this company has a long and storied history that you may not have known about. Read on to learn five little-known facts about the company that manufacturers the machinery that makes modern construction possible.Read More

3 Hydraulic Hammer and Breaker Maintenance Tips to Take This Summer

Let’s face it, hydraulic hammers are costly pieces of equipment and when they break down, a new one could cost you thousands of dollars. However, with the proper maintenance, they can last up to or over a decade, and you will see a great return on your investment. As a professional repair service for hydraulic machinery, Hydraulic Breaker Services, LLC knows how hydraulic hammers and breakers begin to break down and how easily this could have been prevented.Read More

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