Tag: conveyor safety

Improving safe access and maintenance to conveyors increases efficiency significantly. Photo: Martin Engineering

A real-world look at what diminishes conveyor safety

August 16, 2023 By and

Among the root causes of conveying system safety issues are production-first cultures, low-bid purchasing and designs that are needlessly complex.

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Designing conveyor systems with safety in mind

September 7, 2022 By

Safety must be the top priority when manufacturing or selecting conveyor systems for an aggregate operation.

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Controlling conveyor system safety, efficiency

December 21, 2021 By

The most effective way to mitigate risks is to design hazards out of components or systems. Learn more about steps aggregate producers can take to improve production and reduce risks.

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MSHA reemphasizes safety tied to powered haulage

June 18, 2021 By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) shared several best practices for surface operations following a series of fatal 2021 powered haulage accidents.

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Says Eriez’s Darrell Milton: “Heavy industry folks take safety very seriously. They don’t want anybody injured or any black marks. I see a high degree of safety put into consideration.” Photo: Eriez

Safety considerations to make around conveyors

August 21, 2020 By

Equipment manufacturers offer insights to keep employees safe around conveying and material handling equipment.

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P&Q Profile: Davis Industrial’s Stephenie Davis

April 1, 2020 By

A conversation with the president and CEO of the Florida-based company that offers conveyor components and services.

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MSHA: 2018 mining fatalities near record low

January 9, 2019 By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) reports that 27 mining fatalities occurred in 2018, the second-lowest number ever recorded.

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A conveyor can create a host of regulatory issues depending on its location on a mine site. Photo courtesy Mine Safety Assistance LLC

Conveyor safety: Going beyond guarding

October 31, 2018 By

Guarding the conveyor’s head, tail and V-belt drives is just the start of compliance.

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3 steps to enhance safety around belt bearings

August 24, 2018 By

Improve workplace safety by following these service procedures.

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