Tag: safety

Aggregate producers may see rulemaking on powered haulage safety in 2020, perhaps incorporating requirements for deploying new tech into current safety standards. Photo by Kevin Yanik

A year of twists and turns with MSHA

December 5, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez reflect on the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) key 2019 developments.

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The pledges were presented to David Zatezalo, assistant secretary of the Mine Safety & Health Administration, during a joint-visit to support NSSGA's "Why Risk It? Just Click It!" campaign. Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Labor

NSSGA compiles 5,000 seat belt safety pledges

December 3, 2019By

The pledges were presented to the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s David Zatezalo during a joint visit to support a seat belt safety campaign.

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Keeping the areas around screens clean not only keeps employees safe, but avoids the potential of product contamination occurring. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Making safety strides around screens

November 27, 2019By

Unified Screening & Crushing’s Austin Gwyther offers four practices to produce safer work environments.

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P&Q Profile: StonePoint Materials’ Steve Arney

November 22, 2019By

Check out a conversation with Steve Arney, the safety director of StonePoint Materials.

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US mines do not meet POV criteria for fifth consecutive year

November 11, 2019By

None of the nation’s 13,000-plus mining operations met the criteria for a Pattern of Violations (POV) for the fifth consecutive year.

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If 21st century technology can improve both jobsite safety and production, there’s no reason not to embrace change. Photo: iStock.com/SeventyFour

When narratives are missing facts from MSHA investigations

November 8, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explain why keeping a level head during Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) investigations is critical.

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Cemex quarry recognized with national safety award

November 4, 2019By

Cemex’s Clinchfield Cement Plant and Quarry in Clinchfield, Georgia, earned the National Mining Association’s Sentinels of Safety Award.

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My Epiroc is mobile and works on the road, in the office or in a vehicle. Photo courtesy of Epiroc

Epiroc introduces fleet management solution

October 31, 2019By

The My Epiroc platform is designed to provide workflow optimization assistance, helping track productivity with relevant alerts and status updates.

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