Tag: aggregate safety

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Daily wheel loader inspections essential to safe workdays

September 29, 2021 By

There are a number of considerations operators should make to not only maximize the uptime of a wheel loader, but improve productivity, extend service life and stay safe.

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Blaster’s guide to lightning safety

October 19, 2020 By

There are a number of precautions sites must take to protect blast crews from dangers caused by thunderstorms and lightning.

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Caterpillar added seat belt indicators to a number of machines, providing visual awareness via external cab lights. Photo: Caterpillar

Modern approaches to mobile equipment safety

October 1, 2020 By

Machine design, regular maintenance practices and tools that support safety management are enhancing the safety environment around loaders and excavators.

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Motor wiring draped across a vibrating motor to the side of a dewatering screen is a dangerous condition. Check this and replace wiring as needed. Photo: McLanahan

Key safety areas to watch in washing operations

February 28, 2020 By

To uphold a safe work environment, here are some safety hazards to watch for around wet processing equipment typically found on aggregate-producing sites.

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Luff Industries safety products

July 21, 2017 By

Luff Industries’ Return Roller Protector eliminates pinch points between the belt and rollers, as well as provides a basket to catch the roller in the event of failure.

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NSSGA names Safety & Health Professional of the Year

February 6, 2017 By

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.

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MSHA issues safety alert for drill operators

August 12, 2016 By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration released a drill entanglement safety alert to the mining community.

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