Tag: safety

NSSGA names Safety & Health Professional of the Year

February 6, 2017By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) honored Lehigh Hanson’s Randy Mucha with its James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year Award.

MSHA: Avoid working alone and in restricted areas

February 3, 2017By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) shared some best safety practices following the deaths of two miners in a 24-hour span.

Safety top of mind at OSSGA conference

January 30, 2017By

The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) held its annual Operations, Health & Safety Seminar, Jan. 25-26, in Toronto.

Motivational speaker imparts safety messages at OSSGA seminar

January 30, 2017By

The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) invited Curtis Weber, a motivational speaker, to share his workplace accident survival story at the 2017 Operations, Health & Safety Seminar in Toronto.

Workplace exams rule to be implemented despite opposition

January 20, 2017By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration issued a final rule for workplace examinations that will go into effect this spring despite opposition from the mining industry.

Thanks, Mike

January 13, 2017By

Mike Heenan is moving toward semi-retirement, so taking over the column are his very able colleagues Margo Lopez and William Doran.

Cemex USA hosts safety week at operations

January 9, 2017By

Cemex USA recently hosted a company-wide initiative at its facilities across the United States.

Lowering the mine fatality rate

January 3, 2017By and

MSHA announced that the 2016 fiscal year ending Sept. 30 had the lowest fatality incidence ever recorded for the more than 13,000 operating mines.