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Tag: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

In the NIOSH study, illuminance on the platform of equipment was typically the best compared to levels measured on the ground below the first step and the first step, especially in the presence of task lighting. Photo: NIOSH

Lighting mobile equipment for safer surface mining operations

February 28, 2020By and

Results from a recent study indicate that mobile equipment operators identified proper illumination as a superior feature of safe ingress/egress systems.

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Agencies jointly pursuing solutions on silica

February 12, 2020By

The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health and the Mine Safety & Health Administration formed a working group to safeguard the health of mine workers regarding exposure to respirable crystalline silica.

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KYCSA to host underground stone safety seminar

October 10, 2018By

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association (KYCSA) will be hosting its 2018 Underground Stone Safety Seminar Nov. 13-14 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Preventing slips, trips and falls from front-end loaders

February 23, 2018By and

Researchers share insights from two decades of findings on equipment injuries.

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NSSGA to host hazard recognition webinar

March 14, 2017By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is set to host a hazard recognition and risk assessment webinar March 23.

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MSHA to host mine emergency response event

January 3, 2017By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will host an event Jan. 5 on emergency response capabilities.

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SME launches awards program, names first winner

January 15, 2014By

The health and safety committee of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) will debut at […]

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NSSGA to sponsor NIOSH underground safety seminar

December 4, 2013By

Underground safety is the subject of an upcoming seminar sponsored by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association […]

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