Category: Safety

6 steps to help prevent cross bores

There’s no room on a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) jobsite for shortcuts. That’s especially true when it comes to preventing cross bores. Learn these steps to help keep your crew and jobsite safe.

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Seven tips to prevent jobsite theft

HDD equipment, tooling and other supplies are worth a lot of money for thieves looking to make a quick buck. To help prevent your jobsite from becoming a criminal’s next target, read these tips.

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Establishing a safe HDD jobsite

As crews prepare for a job, it is important that contractors establish an operating routine that helps ensure safety. Read more about the several steps contractors should establish before work begins.

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Keeping crews safe in trenches

Trench cave-in poses a high risk and is more likely than other excavation-related incidents to result in a fatality. Working safely around an open trench should be a top priority. Read these tips on crew safety and how Vermeer is helping to promote trench safety.

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Practical tips to help avoid cross bores

When an underground utility line unintentionally intersects with another, the results can be disastrous. This is known as a cross bore, and dangerous consequences can happen instantly — or occur long after an installation is completed. Help keep your crew safe and read these practical tips to help avoid cross bores.

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