Tag: employee safety

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Keys to safety success

February 14, 2024 By

Several equipment manufacturers detail the value their companies put on safety, as well as how they go about upholding the value the aggregate industry considers No. 1.

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Is heat illness regulation on the horizon?

October 20, 2023 By and

Several states – California, Washington and Minnesota – have implemented heat illness prevention standards, and more states may soon follow.

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Planning and preparing for potential workplace altercations

March 24, 2020 By

Every employer must take steps to prepare for an unexpected act of workplace violence, starting with understanding the various manifestations of violence.

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The box-shaped structure of some water tanks increases capacity by about 20 percent and lowers the load’s overall center of gravity, enhancing stability and safety. Photo courtesy of Philippi-Hagenbuch

Why water tank design matters

March 8, 2019 By

Josh Swank, the vice president of sales and marketing at Philippi-Hagenbuch, provides tips to enhance safety and efficiency at your operations.

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Applied Industrial Technologies' Mark Kenyon addresses the crowd at an AGG1 Academy education session. Photo by Allison Barwacz

How investing more in equipment increases ROI, safety

February 22, 2019 By

Safety awareness starts when an aggregate producer initially purchases a piece of equipment for a plant.

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ABB's Artur Rdaznek shows what the collected data looks like via his smartphone through the ABB Ability app. Photo by Allison Barwacz

The digitalization of the aggregate industry

January 18, 2019 By

Aggregate producers are constantly searching for ways to improve their efficiencies and safety – and many turn to digital technologies as solutions.

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How Hanson Aggregates’ Santee Rock Plant approaches safety

May 23, 2018 By and

Eddie Chapman, quality control manager of Hanson Aggregates’ West Region, walks P&Q through the company’s philosophy on safety at its Santee facility.

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Quiz: Are you a crusher safety expert?

April 20, 2018 By

Are you doing whatever it takes to keep everyone safe on the crushers at your aggregate operation? Find out now.

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5 steps to safety excellence

December 8, 2017 By

Keep employees safe on the job by intensifying your focus on these key areas.

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