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Tag: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Returning to work in a new world

May 7, 2020By and

In the new mining environment, operators are confronted with a series of challenges to reassure their people that the workplace is safe.

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Eagle Materials to delay business separation due to coronavirus

April 13, 2020By

Eagle Materials will hold off on separating its heavy and light materials businesses due to market conditions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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How MSHA is responding to the coronavirus

March 27, 2020By

Although the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) continues to perform mandatory inspections, the agency is encouraging inspectors to work in cooperation with operators on site due to the circumstances created by the coronavirus.

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In the NIOSH study, illuminance on the platform of equipment was typically the best compared to levels measured on the ground below the first step and the first step, especially in the presence of task lighting. Photo: NIOSH

Lighting mobile equipment for safer surface mining operations

February 28, 2020By and

Results from a recent study indicate that mobile equipment operators identified proper illumination as a superior feature of safe ingress/egress systems.

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