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Identifying safety risks through panorama photos

Capturing and studying panoramic photos is one way aggregate producers can build up their hazard recognition skills during safety training.

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Workers whose feet are wet for prolonged periods can experience illness or injury as a result. Photo: iStock.com/francisblack

When work boots wear out

March 5, 2019By and

The National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health is nearing completion of a study measuring work boot tread wear to determine the safety of miners.

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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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NIOSH award recognizes safety innovation through tech

July 16, 2018By

The deadline to apply for the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health’s (NIOSH) Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award is Aug. 1.

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Quiz: Are you an expert at recognizing safety hazards?

June 15, 2018By

Recognizing safety hazards is the first step in maintaining a safe work environment. Test your knowledge to see how much you know about recognizing hazards.

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Effectively recognizing safety hazards at worksites

Which competencies are most critical for a “competent person” to adequately perform a workplace examination?

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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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The 22nd Annual Underground Stone Safety Seminar will be held December 5-6. Photo courtesy of The Underground Stone Safety Seminar.

Underground stone safety seminar coming up

October 11, 2017By

The seminar features presentations on ground control engineering solutions along with health safety topics related to airblasts, dust control and mine ventilation.

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