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Tag: safety training

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

Safety meetings on the docket

July 19, 2022By

Check out which mine safety conferences will be taking place this fall for industry professionals.

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Taking safety beyond training mandated by MSHA

April 11, 2022By and

Training is essential to ensure miners understand how to safely perform a task. Training lays the groundwork for safety, but MSHA-mandated training alone is not enough.

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RAM Inc. to hold blasting, explosives training course

March 9, 2022By

The Blasting & Explosives Safety Training course is developed specifically for explosives engineers, drillers, field crews, safety personnel, D&B engineers and others working with explosives.

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Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association to host virtual Safety Week

February 25, 2021By

The association will host Safety Week virtually March 1-5. The weeklong series replaces OAIMA’s annual Spring Thaw Safety Training Conference.

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Workplace exam education opportunities available

October 31, 2019By

With the 2017 workplace exams rule returning, the Mine Safety & Health Administration is hosting a series of meetings in November to educate its stakeholders.

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Students learn about cap hook-ups at Missouri S&T. Photo courtesy of Anthony Konya

Training tomorrow’s leaders to work safely

October 22, 2018By , and

The University of Missouri Science & Technology puts the art of experiential learning into effect for the next generation of engineers and supervisors.

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The good, the bad and the ugly of online training courses

August 27, 2018By

Be wary of the Internet-based ‘MSHA training program,’ as it might be a hoax to lure money out of your pocket.

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MSHA to distribute $250K in safety grants

July 24, 2018By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) funding will enable recipients to develop training materials, provide mine safety training and more.

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Zatezalo addresses workplace exams, MSHA training resources

January 3, 2018By

David Zatezalo, assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), discussed several topics related to the aggregate industry in a letter to the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers.

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