Category Archives: Features

Where there’s a need — there’s a way

Where there’s a need — there’s a way

A look at how one trailer manufacturer evolved heavy-haul trailers Heavy-haul trailers have come miles since the introduction of their design. After all, they’ve had to keep up with the ever-changing needs of the industry — from larger equipment weight and dimensions to new road regulations. What once required time-consuming equipment teardowns, multiple trips to […]

Statements made during OSHA informal conferences: Are they admissible?

On the front lines with Fisher Phillips: by Travis Vance and Pamela Williams An employee is electrocuted while working on a breaker box. After the incident, OSHA conducted an inspection and issued serious citations to your company relating to an unauthorized employee working around energized parts without adequate protection. Your company decides to contest the […]

Millimeter GPS raises the bar for concrete paving

Millimeter GPS raises the bar for concrete paving

Beauty to behold for the concrete contractor is the smooth, uniform surface of freshly-paved concrete. For them, “Concrete Gray” is the color of choice in the 64 pack of crayons and nothing feels better than leaving a durable, quality finished concrete job for others to experience. The passage of time will reveal any flaws in […]

Your heavy hauling checklist

Your heavy hauling checklist

Not properly securing your load, especially when hauling construction equipment, can have dire consequences. According to a recent three-year study put out by the American Automobile Association, more than 200,000 crashes were the result of loose cargo or debris falling from vehicles, and these events led to more than 39,000 injured and 500 fatalities. Here […]

Every life counts: Improving the safety of our nation’s roadways

Every life counts: Improving the safety of our nation’s roadways

Chairman Norton, Ranking Member Davis and members of the subcommittee, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) appreciates the opportunity to submit these comments on a subject that is of primary importance to our organization, the entire transportation construction industry and the American public — Every Life Counts: Improving the Safety of our Nation’s […]