Tag: mine hazards

The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health's ErgoMine app provides an entire audit dedicated to haul trucks. Photo: P&Q Staff

Developing a playbook on powered haulage safety

March 15, 2022 By and

The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health has several tools available that can be incorporated into safety programs for surface mobile and powered haulage equipment.

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MSHA Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo addressed seat belt safety earlier this year at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Annual Convention, stating that it is very difficult to enforce. Says Zatezalo: “I would tell you from my own experience that my father would never wear a seat belt. Toward the end of his life I bought him a car and he started wearing a seat belt. He said the dings and alarms made it easier to put the seat belt on.” Photo courtesy of the NSSGA

MSHA’s Zatezalo recognizes upcoming National Miners Day

November 20, 2020 By

David Zatezalo, assistant secretary of labor at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), shared his thoughts on National Miners Day in a published letter on the agency’s website.

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2018 safety workshops focus on startup next spring

December 15, 2017 By

The first seminar is Feb. 22 in State College, Pennsylvania, while the second is March 14 in Augusta, Maine.

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