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New Driver Background Investigation

SAFETY BULLETIN Brought to you by Idealsafe | 847-304-3190 | www.idealease.com New Driver Background Investigation What inquiries are required to be completed, by the FMCSA regulations, for a driver who has applied to drive a commercial motor vehicle (>10,000lbs MGVWR)

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Safety and Health Topics | Occupational Heat Exposure – Heat-related Illnesses and First Aid

Heat-related Illnesses and First Aid Illustration of a man’s head who seems to have a high body temperature Heat stroke, the most serious form of heat-related illness, happens when the body becomes unable to regulate its core temperature. Sweating stops

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Upload your CDL Medical Certificate and certify your tier of operation – WisDOT

Certify your tier of operation or upload your CDL medical certificateTo use this online application you must already have a Wisconsin commercial driver license CDL. Please review everything below before using this online system.What can you do with this online

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Fight over allowing 15% ethanol blend heats up with petition filed with U.S. Supreme Court

A fight over increasing the amount of ethanol in gasoline has heated up with a trade group representing Wisconsin’s small-engine makers filing a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.The Engine Products Group, representing automobile manufacturers, small-engine makers, and marine-engine companies,

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The why and how of writing a safety plan.

The why and how of writing a safety plan. Word has just come down from estimating: They want an updated copy of your safety plan by this afternoon so it can be included with a bid going out by 4:00

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Snowplow Tips: Protecting Your Truck Transmission During Snow Removal

Snowplow Tips: Protecting Your Truck Transmission During Snow Removal. One of the most common vehicle problems encountered while plowing is damage to the transmission. Overheating the transmission fluid as well as improper use, can contribute to the problem.  Keep the

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Employers Have Until April 30 to Post OSHA Injury & Illness Summaries

Employers Have Until April 30 to Post OSHA Injury & Illness SummariesSource: Occupational Safety & Health AdministrationCreated: February 11, 2013Summary must include total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in 2012 and logged on OSHA Form 300 via

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Proper use of hand signals on a construction jobsite can help keep workers and the site safe and prevent accidents.

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Small Is Smart | Articles | Grading and Excavation Contractor

Small Is Smart For a growing number of grading and excavation contractors, skid-steer loaders aren’t an option, they’re a necessity. Here’s a look at how these amazing machines can pay off, as well as some tips for buying the one

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Home Builders, Utilities Hail Reconsideration of EPA Stormwater Discharge Rule

Home Builders, Utilities Hail Reconsideration of EPA Stormwater Discharge Rule Source: National Association of Home Builders Created: January 10, 2013 US EPA to withdraw numeric limit on stormwater runoff from construction sites and pursue additional improvements to controversial 2009 rule

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Stormwater Management Requirements | AGC – The Associated General Contractors of America

New EPA Rules Will Require Contractors to Spend Another Billion Dollars Each Year Just to Protect the Earth from Dirt Costs Conceded to be Double Benefits Background: Early in 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a series of

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JCB Excavators to Help Unearth Historic Spitfire Warplanes

JCB Machines to Help Unearth History by Becky Schultz Created: January 15, 2013 An effort is being launched to uncover historic Spitfire warplanes buried in Burma. via JCB Excavators to Help Unearth Historic Spitfire Warplanes.

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Carbon Monoxide in Contruction Video

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Safety Video of the Month

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Web Articles

    12 Steps to Backing Equipment Safely     by John J. Meola, CSP, ARM Created: April 12, 2012 How to control the real and present danger of backing vehicles on busy job sites Essential Elements of Safety Leadership

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Membership Application

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Welcome to Wega

Welcome to Wega. Contact Steve Reimer for more information about the Wisconsin Excavating and Grading Association.

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