Powered industrial trucks cause approximately 100 fatalities and more than 35,000 serious injuries every year. It is estimated that as many as 25 percent of all accidents involving this type of equipment can be attributed to lack of training.
A new workplace hazard rides in: Most all terrain vehicle (ATV) use in the United States is recreational; however, ATV use in the workplace is on the rise. Employers often use ATVs to allow employees to move through rough terrain and get access to remote locations more quickly.
Extending broadband services to more customers is a priority for telecommunications and cable television companies who are locked in a fierce battle to consolidate and expand their shares of the high-speed Internet market and, with it, other bundled services; fiber optic technology is a key element
Approximately one in every 100,000 workers dies annually in vehicle accidents. Eleven percent of these occur in construction. A number of studies have been done to determine the causes. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published a report highlighting these causes.
Vans and pickups. Box vans and line trucks. Trucks with aerial devices and trucks to transport equipment, supplies, tools and personnel. Without these and other specialty vehicles, electrical construction and maintenance work would stop.
Designers’ smart moves have increased the versatility of commercial vehicles and their storage options. Remember when, 10 years ago, Isuzu converted its Trooper from a glorified delivery van to a Sports ‘Ute? And, when Chevy’s pickups were reconfigured with four doors, bucket seats, and CD players?