The new DBI-SALA 50-Foot Sealed-Blok Self-Retracting Lifeline is designed to withstand the harshest operating environment, and includes features that maximize work site versatility and lower the cost of ownership.
One of the most dangerous aspects of underground construction is working in closely confined spaces as manholes, underground vaults, sewer pipes, tunnels and pipes, other enclosed areas and open excavations more than four feet deep.
New to UCT iin 2010, the Damage Prevention & Safety Conference (DPSC) is a two-day program focusing on preventing damage to underground utility infrastructure and reducing safety risks related to accidental strikes of buried pipe and cable.
Traditionally, the rental industry has been a primary purchaser of basic underground construction equipment such as loader backhoes, excavators, trenchers and multipurpose skid steer loaders with various attachments.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) a $400,000 grant to help retrofit construction equipment that is leased to construction projects throughout the Northeast.