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Top 7 Heavy Equipment Safety Tips For Incident Prevention

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There are many earth-moving vehicles and heavy equipment that have recently made news headlines; this is because improper handling and general negligence has led to numerous work-related injuries and deaths. As such, it is imperative that all employees obtain the proper safety tips and guidelines required to maximize worker safety. Both seasoned veterans and rookies need to learn how to properly handle heavy equipment before operation, as accidents can happen to anyone. Here, we break down the top heavy equipment safety tips for incident prevention. Look out For Blind Spots First and foremost, a heavy equipment operator must check their blind spot thoroughly before moving their vehicle. They must be absolutely certain that no one is behind their vehicle as well. If they are not sure, they should take the time to get out of their vehicle to inspect the area. Furthermore, if their vision is obstructed for whatever reason,…

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Aug

Protect Your Legal Rights After a Truck Accident

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Vehicle accidents can be a terrifying experience. When you’re busy making sure no one is injured and checking the damage to your car, legal concerns are often far from your mind. But if you’re involved in a truck accident, you should take steps to make sure that your legal rights are protected. These rights are especially important because they may determine whether your insurance company finds you at fault and the insurance payout you can expect to receive. Even though different areas may handle collisions differently, there are universal ways to ensure your legal rights are protected. Keep these steps in mind immediately following the truck accident, as well as in the weeks after it. Sign Nothing Without a Lawyer If the police department has issued you something to sign, you can probably sign it, however, you might want to have a lawyer look over it first, to make sure…

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