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Keystone XL Pipeline

In 2017, President Trump approved the Keystone XL Pipeline. The construction was projected to take one to two years, creating more than 3,900 jobs. Fast forward to two years later and the Keystone XL pipeline project is still not in the works. However, the president backs the order. Experts say that the Keystone pipeline project and other oil and gas projects, provide greater access to natural gas to benefit families and the environment. Also, more jobs that will require workers to be protected on the job site.

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Dump Trucks And Power Lines: A Danger Waiting To Happen

Even the best drivers make mistakes on the road from time to time, and truck drivers are no exception. In particular, dump truck drivers have a history of getting into accidents involving power lines. Because operators need to raise and lower the beds of these trucks frequently, they can accidentally knock down power lines. The end results are often serious damage, traffic delays, and even injuries.

Let’s take a look at a couple incidents involving dump trucks and power lines before discussing what we can do to help operators avoid these issues moving forward:

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What Is RF And Why Should You Use An Insulating Link

Radio-frequency (RF) is a consistent electrical discharge that emits from radios, radar and television towers, microwave transmitters, satellites and other high-frequency wireless communicators. However, RF can be dangerous. Due to its omnipresent nature, RF is around us, virtually in all spaces at all times; and as wireless communication grows, so will the reach and frequency of RF. At construction sites, cranes and other vehicles can pick up RF which can cause dangerous high voltage electrical arcing. This arcing is hazardous and can cause fire and sparking, and can burn out vehicle parts. Read more