Tag: injuries

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Step up your approach to ladder safety

March 23, 2023 By

With slips, trips and falls a regular source of mining injuries, operators should reflect on how employees handle ladders.

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OSHA plans to conduct inspections related to heat

May 6, 2022 By

A new Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) program will initiate inspections in ‘high-risk’ industries.

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MSHA releases a seasonal safety alert

September 24, 2015 By

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a seasonal safety alert for mines and quarries this fall as

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MSHA offers online program to report injuries, accidents

August 4, 2015 By

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) created an interactive, online training tool to help mine operators and

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3 workers injured after ground shift at Hanson Aggregates quarry

April 30, 2015 By

Three workers were injured, two seriously, after ground shifted at Hanson Aggregates’ Whitney Quarry, an underground limestone mine

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MSHA 2014 data shows mining injuries reached all-time low

April 16, 2015 By

The U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) released its 2014 preliminary mine safety data, which includes information

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MSHA releases third quarter fatality report

October 29, 2014 By

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that in the third quarter of

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MSHA issues third-quarter fatality data

November 8, 2013 By

Four miners died in metal/nonmetal mining accidents in the third quarter this year, according to an MSHA report.

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MSHA issues metal/nonmetal safety alert

October 23, 2013 By

One fatal accident and four serious accidents in metal/nonmetal mining through three weeks of October prompted MSHA to

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