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How to Follow Industry Standards for Your Equipotential Zone

On August 16, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Power line workers face a range of potential safety hazards, including tripping, falling, and experiencing electric shocks. Taking steps to mitigate these hazards is not only required by regulators, but also the right thing to do. Unfortunately, some of the methods often employed at power line sites don’t always provide sufficient protection.

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Selecting a Site Preparation Partner During the Solar Project Design Process

On August 2, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

A lot goes into solar project design, from determining how to maximize production to ensuring everything is ready for the energization date. One of the keys to project success is selecting the right site preparation partner.

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How Timber Mats Protect Your Budget

On July 19, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

If you’re an experienced project manager, you know that a little upfront planning (and spending) can help keep your budget under control. You can’t be prepared for every eventuality, but the choices you make early in the planning process can impact both the costs and the timeline.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Utility Scale Solar Power

On June 28, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Although there are some potential challenges associated with utility scale solar projects, many of them are surmountable.

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Color with MAT THE YAK

On June 28, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

We take our work in access construction seriously, but that doesn’t mean we can’t introduce some fun now and then!

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How Timber Mats Protect Your Equipment

On June 14, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

When we talk about timber mats, we often focus on benefits such as providing safe access, protecting the environment, and operating more efficiently. However, there’s one important benefit that you shouldn’t ignore: protecting your valuable equipment. From decreasing wear and tear on daily drivers to ensuring your most expensive equipment stays on suitable terrain, timber mats are an essential component of safe and smooth site access.

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Solar Energy Project Development: Aligning Teams With Suppliers

On May 17, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Successful solar energy project development depends on many factors, including accurate budgeting, realistic timelines, supply chain management, and the performance of vendors and suppliers. Getting everybody in alignment early in the planning process will ensure that the project is delivered on time, on budget, and with no safety incidents.

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Buying or Renting: How to Get the Most Value Out of Your Crane Mats

On May 3, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Crane mats—often paired with outrigger mats—are used on construction sites to provide a stable platform for heavy equipment and cranes. When working with cranes, it’s crucial to ensure a level work surface because the load shifts as it is moved.

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Why Safety Is Essential for Power Line Construction Projects

On April 19, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

A commitment to safety protocols when working on overhead power lines is essential for the safety of everybody on site.

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6 Tips to Prevent Crane Tip-Overs

On April 5, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

We talk a lot about safety at YAK ACCESS because it’s such an important topic. All types of heavy equipment require training and careful attention to safety protocols. However, when cranes are used on-site, the stakes get even higher. As a leading provider of access solutions for all types of projects and terrains, we know what it takes to reduce the risk of crane tip-overs.

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