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Tag: Occupational Safety & Health Administration


VelocityEHS upgrades Industrial Hygiene software

March 12, 2021By

The updates make it easier for mine operators to comply with the permissible exposure limits for respirable crystalline silica enforced by the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

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Anticipating a COVID-19 emergency temporary standard in 2021

January 5, 2021By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez offer insight on what new COVID-19 safety standards to expect under the Biden administration.

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Reviewing MSHA in 2020, and a look to 2021

December 2, 2020By and

A question remains as to how the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will apply its existing standards to address COVID hazards, Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez write.

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Pure Safety Group releases horizontal lifeline, hires head of sales

June 25, 2020By

The manufacturer of fall protection equipment introduced the Guardian Retractable Horizontal Lifeline for use in fall arrest or fall restraint applications.

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Montabert introduces water mist system at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

March 11, 2020By

According to Montabert, the water mist system was created to mitigate silica on job sites following regulation changes from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration.

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Comparing and contrasting MSHA with OSHA

October 7, 2019By

Aggregate producers may not like everything about the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) approach, but a glimpse at a couple of day-to-day practices at the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) provides a look at a potential alternative universe.

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OSHA updates regulation standards publications

July 22, 2019By

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration provided up-to-date regulations and standards in two of its industry publications.

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Crusher operators undoubtedly deal with as much noise as anyone within an aggregate operation. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Monitoring workplace noise to improve employee health

June 28, 2019By

Technology can play a key role in the long-term health of your employees, but some operations need to first understand and consider exactly what’s at stake.

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Employee safety should always be the first priority when resuming operations in the spring. Photo courtesy of Mellott Company.

Starting up your operation this spring

May 9, 2019By

After the long offseason, checking a site’s conditions and crushing equipment is essential for aggregate operations to successfully resume.

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