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Vacuum Truck Safety and Training

April 22, 2016

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The operation of vacuum trucks and vacuum equipment is inherently dangerous.  The operator has to deal with many different and changing circumstances, positions, and demands.  They typically work in hot, dusty, cramped environments or wet, cold, slippery areas for long hours.  The personal protective gear they use is cumbersome and restricts their ease of movement. A hose that gets away from the operator can inflict serious injuries on the user.  Think about some of the specific hazards they must deal with.

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Fatigue and its Effects

March 18, 2016

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In our business, it is not unusual to work long hours during turn-arounds or maintenance outages.  The cumulative effects of those hours of strenuous work can have more than just a negative impact on performance and or quality.  The following article was taken from another website.  It contains some valuable information all we need to consider when working long hours or scheduling work.

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Awareness

February 12, 2016

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There are many hazards in vacuum operations.  It is important that you be trained to recognize these hazards and know how to control or eliminate them. Some hazards are always present on the job.

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Danger in Vacuum Projects

December 7, 2015

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Danger in Vacuum Projects

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Safety

November 18, 2015

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Fit for Duty

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