Construction Reflection

In 2015, medical beds product segment accounted for a lion's share in the global patient handling equipment market. The hospital end user segment accounted for the largest market share compared to other end user segments in 2015. This end user segment is expected to maintain its dominance in the market; however, other end users such as rehabilitation centers, trauma centers are expected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period from 2016 to 2024. The global patient handling equipment market was analyzed across four geographies: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of

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Construction Site Safety Overview

In thelargest stand-down event ever undertaken in the construction sector, workers will be briefed and discuss plans to tackle four key health and safety priorities for the year ahead. These are aimed at bringing about a step change in attitudes towards mental health, fatigue, plant safety and respiratory health. Sincethe Civil Engineering Contractors Association launched the initiative last November more than 50 firms from the largest clientsand contractors to small and specialist SMEs have backed the move. Each business will focus on improving performance and will specifically target one

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Winches Insights

During the oil and gas boom from 2003 to 2013, the lifting equipment US saw exceptional growth, doubling the size of its workforce and increasing the number of oil rigs by 71%. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), during this time period, the number of work-related fatalities in the industry increased 27.6%, with an average of 108 deaths per year and nearly 1200 deaths overall. This image is a clear example of an unsafe work scenario. Here, there are two safety hazards occurring at once. While these workers are more than 10 m above the water, they do not have

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Hse Regulations Standpoints

OSHA thought that it could avoid the courts decision by amending its regulations to state that the duty to have correct logs continued throughout the five-year period that the logs must be retained. It did so even though the D.C. Circuit, anticipating this move, stated that it would be madness for OSHA to attempt to avoid the courts ruling by amending its regulations. We do not believe Congress expressly established a statute of limitations only to implicitly encourage the Secretary to ignore it. OSHAs attempt also rested on a fictionthat the D.C. Circuits ruling had been based on a misunde

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The Fundamentals Concerning Lifting Equipment Rental

The 59-year-old died later in hospital. Rick Chandler, the city Buildings Commissioner, told the newspaper the death was completely preventable and that there should have been tie offs with his personal protection equipment, which he was wearing. The general contractor at the nonunion construction site was Streamline USA LLC, sources told the newspaper. The company, led by Eric Ortense, Liam Treanor, and Orin Zelenak, is named on city permits issued for 1604 Broadway. Last year, the U.S. Occupation Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued the company with seven violations, following co

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A Novel Analysis About Loler

After that, the Global Plunger Cylinders market 2017 Report is segregated into different categories based on geographical regions, key vendors and range of applications. The latest Plunger Cylinders global report presents insightful details related to the current scenario of the market. The report labeled Plunger Cylinders filters out the crucial factors having an impact on the growth of the market. Present market trends along with future growth opportunities have been covered in depth in this report. Competitive Landscape View of Global Plunger Cylinders Market 2017 and Dominant Sellers 1

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A Look Into Lifting Equipment

Intelli-Grip is designed to prevent human error, warns of vacuum leaks and low battery levels before they become a risk. Its software also manages power to extend lifter running time, and it auto-tests the vacuum system as it is being used. The system can be monitored by the operator via a new full-colour display screen. Hird Director John Wilding said: Safety and innovation is at the forefront of what we do, which is why we were determined to be at the vanguard of bringing Intelli-Grip technology to the UK. The system maximises productivity, reduces human error, simplifies maintenance and

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