Staying Safe Around Heavy Machinery
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Staying Safe Around Heavy Machinery

When I started working with my Uncle Bob last summer, I assumed that construction would be an easy, fun way to make a few extra bucks. However, I quickly discovered that construction work was serious business, filled with risks, difficulty, and rewards. After almost being creamed by a few backhoe booms, I learned how to stay out of the way. However, staying safe around heavy machinery isn't always easy to do. My blog talks about how to use machinery properly and what you need to do to stay safe so that you can return home to your family each and every day.

Staying Safe Around Heavy Machinery

  • Renting A Crane For Your Next Project? These 3 Tips Will Help Keep You Safe

    26 June 2015

    If you're going to be doing work on your home, you may be thinking about renting a crane. Mobile cranes are an excellent way to lift heavy items, such as roofing heating and air conditioning units, onto your roof. Before you begin using a mobile crane, it's important that you take the necessary safety precautions. These safety precautions can prevent serious accidents or injuries. This list will help you understand the steps you should take to ensure your safety, as well as the safety of those around you.

  • 2 Ways In Which A Truck Body Is An Asset To Your Mobile Retail Business

    22 June 2015

    Retail sales in the US are estimated to have been more than $4.5 trillion in 2013. However, online (e-commerce) shopping, through the use of computers, tablets and mobile phones, is thought to have contributed significantly to this with an estimated $40 billion in sales. This has translated to a significant reduction in the foot traffic in brick-and-mortar retail businesses with an approximately 50 percent decrease over the previous three years seen in 2013. 

  • 3 Tips for Relocating Your Manufacturing Plant

    22 June 2015

    When you've made the decision to move your manufacturing plant to a new location, you might be overwhelmed with all the decisions you have to make. If you focus on the following tips, however, the process can be done more smoothly. Use the suggestions below to help you relocate your manufacturing plant successfully. Discuss Layout When you relocate your plant, you may think that the layout of the new plant will be the same as the layout in your current location.

  • Optimizing the Function of a Cone Crusher for Mining Applications

    18 June 2015

    A cone crusher is a useful tool to use in a mining operation, but if it is not set up correctly your crusher can jam, wear out prematurely, and fail to operate at its optimum potential. Sometimes even if your crusher is working properly, it will fail to keep up with your production quota. When this is the case, it is necessary to look at what you can do to improve its operation.

  • Why You Should Use And How To Use A Stump Grinder

    16 June 2015

    When a tree dies, the stump the tree leaves behind can be a perpetual source of problems for a homeowner. As long as you know what you are doing, you can remove stumps on your own and reclaim your yard for other uses.   Why Remove Stumps Stumps can retain life even after you lop off the tree. In an effort to regenerate a tree, your stump can send out a seemingly endless supply of shoots, and if you don't trim these back, they can grow into an unsightly tangle of branches.