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Video: A Simple Way Contractors Can Improve Employees’ Family Ties
This episode of The Dirt focuses on families and work as a way to help reduce construction's high suicide rate. Watch here.
August 26, 2022
Contractor Ordered to Pay Injured Worker $650,000 for Retaliation
He helped set up the worker's arrest by immigration officials after the worker reported an injury, court documents say.
August 8, 2022
Video: What Can Be Done About Construction’s Alarming Suicide Rate?
On this episode of The Dirt, we focus on the suicide rate in construction, which is the highest of any industry and is four times higher than the national average.
July 1, 2022
Crackdown, New Rules on Heat Hazards Coming from OSHA
Construction has 13 times the risk of heat-related deaths, as well as the highest number of workers hospitalized for heat-related issues.
April 25, 2022
Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine-or-Test Mandate for Businesses
Companies with 100 or more employees will not be required to make workers choose between getting Covid vaccines or getting tested weekly.
January 13, 2022
Will Construction Workers Walk? Implications of the Vaccine Mandate
Those reluctant to get the vaccine may opt to move to a smaller business that falls outside of the mandate.
October 20, 2021
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Test Run of Komatsu’s -11 Excavators Equipped with iMC 2.0
Find out what it's like to run the models equipped with semi-automatic operation technology. Watch Bryan Furnace's test run on The Dirt.
Caterpillar Reveals its First Battery-Powered Mining Truck (Video)
Tough & Techy: Cat Launches New 41-Ton 340 Excavator
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