Use of rollover protective tractor structures can prevent farming injuries, deaths

Despite what some popular country singers praise about the farming lifestyle and what it’s like to drive a tractor, most Arizona farmers and ranchers know it’s a dangerous occupation that requires a lot of time, patience and safety guidelines to ensure personal safety and worker protection. Continue reading

Cave-ins and dangers of trenching and excavation workers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, an average of 54 fatalities occur in the trenching and excavation industry each year, primarily from dangerous cave-ins. It was also reported that 68 percent of cave-in fatalities occurred in workforces with fewer than 50 workers. Continue reading

Portable generators not ideal for all construction sites

Portable generators – internal combustion engines used to generate temporary electricity or emergency power – are a common mainstay on construction sites and in workplaces. Small generators can provide enough power to run tools like saws, lights, drills, heaters and air compressors for AC-powered tools at a construction site. Continue reading