Tag: Occupational Safety & Health Administration

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Ruling gives OSHA some jurisdiction in mines

December 19, 2017By

A court ruling says the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) can investigate and fine federally regulated mines for safety violations involving non-mining operations.

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OSHA’s new silica standard and the aggregate industry

October 16, 2017By

What are the ramifications for aggregate operations now that OSHA is enforcing a new silica standard for construction?

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WPT Power receives safety, health award from OSHA

September 13, 2017By

WPT Power Corp. received the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).

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P&Q Profile: Brandeis Machinery & Supply Co.’s Lee Heffley

August 16, 2017By

Lee Heffley manages quarry, construction and coal equipment sales at four of Brandeis Machinery’s eight branches.

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OSHA advises workers to get ‘water, rest and shade’

OSHA advises workers to get ‘water, rest and shade’

August 16, 2017By

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers and workers to take precautions to stay safe before a heatwave begins.

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How OSHA’s silica rule will impact aggregate operations

August 15, 2017By

Enforcement of OSHA’s final rule to protect workers in construction from exposure will soon go into effect. What effects will this rule have on aggregate producers?

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Portable ‘mega’ cone contributes to doubling plant output

May 31, 2017By

Single portable ‘mega’ cone is key to doubling output of Elam Construction’s aggregate production plant.

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MSHA and the new administration

May 10, 2017By

At Pit & Quarry’s annual roundtable, a topic of interest was potential changes coming to the Mine Safety & Health Administration.

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