Tag: health and safety

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Mine safety and health training conference coming in October

August 7, 2023By

Workshops at the Training Resources Applied to Mining Conference in West Virginia will cover a variety of topics pertinent to mine safety trainers.

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Operating safely when there is no MSHA standard

April 10, 2023By and

When a new technology is introduced, it is tempting to assume that all of the new associated risks will be identified and addressed. This, however, is not always the case.

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Says Trimble Applanix’s Damir Gumerov: “It’s easier to design a mine site as a closed environment, something where you train people on the site to react.” Photo: P&Q Staff

MSHA program aims to enhance driver safety

June 20, 2022By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez outline a recent program from the Mine Safety & Health Administration aimed at protecting truck drivers.

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John Deere producing face shields for medical workers

April 10, 2020By

The company joined a number of organizations and companies across the United States to produce protective face shields for health care workers in response to the coronavirus pandemic.   

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ARTBA: Transportation construction continues in most states

April 7, 2020By

A late March survey initiated by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) shows that many of the companies that build and maintain the nation’s transportation infrastructure continue to work.

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Health and safety measures for ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 continue

March 2, 2020By

ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 registrations continue to skew upward in the wake of global health concerns regarding the coronavirus. The show, however, is encouraging an onsite policy regarding handshakes.

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Students learn about cap hook-ups at Missouri S&T. Photo courtesy of Anthony Konya

Training tomorrow’s leaders to work safely

October 22, 2018By , and

The University of Missouri Science & Technology puts the art of experiential learning into effect for the next generation of engineers and supervisors.

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NSSGA gives OSHA additional info on proposed silica rule

June 9, 2014By

NSSGA filed additional information and data with OSHA following the agency’s public hearings in March and April on a […]

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NSSGA issues comments on proposed silica rules

February 13, 2014By

NSSGA filed formal comments with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on the agency’s proposed rule on […]

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