Safety & Training

OSHA Safety

OSHA’s Top 10 Employer Responsibilities

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It does not matter if employees are working in an office or in a trench, employers have a responsibility to provide workers with a safe place to work. When the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act was established in 1970, the regulations included employer responsibilities. Start the New Year off right by ensuring that the CEO and managers at all levels within a company know and understand what these responsibilities are.

Cold-Weather Warriors

Cold-Weather Warriors

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Winter weather is harsh on all construction equipment, even the trusty backhoe. Last year, low temperatures and treacherous weather across the nation led to an increase in calls from customers who could not start their machines. In order to avoid damaging the equipment and experiencing downtime, it’s important for contractors to properly prepare their backhoes for the cold months.

Safety Off the Job

Understanding the Importance of Off-the-Job Safety

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Each year, the number of workers killed in off-the-job accidents exceeds the number killed at work by a multiple of more than 10. And as many as 15 million workers are injured off-the-job each year. This means your employees have a greater chance of being injured or killed at home or during leisure activities than while at work.

NUCA National Website Gets a New Look

NUCA National Website Gets a New Look

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NUCA National is proud to announce the unveiling of its new website. NUCA partnered with a top-notch website design firm to bring a fresh look to the website’s homepage, as well as the entire site.

Report Safety Near Misses

Report Near-Misses

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Companies often miss opportunities to prevent future accidents and improve their safety and health programs because they do not have a near-miss reporting system. A near-miss reporting system is a proactive system used by many award-winning companies to prevent accidents.

NUCA Dirt

NUCA Damage Information Reporting Tool

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Utility damage prevention to enhance safety and protect underground facilities is a shared responsibility. All excavators, utilities, locators, one-call/dig safe systems and others must take this responsibility seriously.