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Planning for Emergencies: Always be Prepared

In 2010, a massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake centered in Chile, created power outages, landslides, and tremendous damage to homes and businesses throughout the country. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy killed at least 69 people in the Caribbean before moving north and merging with a winter weather front over the United States. Sandy slammed New York City and the mid-Atlantic region with devastating wind, rain, and tidal surges. And, more recently, wild fires in northern California destroyed as many as 250 homes and charred more than 90 square miles of earth. 
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How to Minimize the Hazards of Welding Operations

Whether it is a large motor carrier with several experienced welders in the shop, or a small trucking company where welding is only occasionally necessary; the chances are the same type of welding equipment is used, a metal inert gas (MIG) welder. 
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Ask a Safety Rep: What's Included in Post-Collision Testing?

QUESTION:  My driver was involved in a recordable collision and the hospital took blood in lieu of a breath alcohol test. Is this allowed by the FMCSA?
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