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Mini-Ex Safety Checklist

The Accident: A 34-year-old landscape worker operates a mini-excavator horizontally on an uneven, muddy slope of a residential neighborhood where a crew is installing a pool. When he drives too close to the edge of a drop-off, the excavator slips and tips onto its side, and pins him underneath. The equipment crushes both of his legs, and he suffers multiple cuts and lacerations.

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New Cat D Series Mini Excavators

The new Cat® D Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators—models 303.5D CR, 304D CR, 305D CR and 305.5D CR—are powerful, versatile, compact-radius machines that work comfortably in confined spaces and build on the quality design and reliability of their C Series predecessors—303C CR, 303.5C CR, 304C CR and 305C CR. With model designations that closely reflect their operating weights (3.5 to 5.5 metric tons), the new machines feature enhanced stability for greater productivity, a redesigned work-tool coupler, load-sensing hydraulics, and engines that meet U.S. EPA Tier-4 Interim and E.U. Stage-3A emissions regulations.

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Construction Trades Community on Cat.com

The peer-to-peer community will be a space for construction trades and landscape professionals to ask for and receive advice on topics ranging from equipment purchase decisions, repair and maintenance; safety issues; jobsite application and machine operations; and business management. Another element of the community will be bi-monthly On The Level blogs by BCP subject matter experts.

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Only two weeks left to qualify for the ipod drawing!

Need a device to load all of your safety videos on? Maybe you already have an iPod, but need more storage space? Your chance to win a new 80GB iPod Classic is here! SAFETY.CAT.COM™ is giving away two yellow and black iPod Classics with the Cat logo on the back and the SAFETY.CAT.COM™ trade mark on the front. In addition, these Cat branded iPods will come pre-loaded with all of the Safety Basics videos currently featured on SAFETY.CAT.COM.

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