Tag: safety

NSSGA seat belt safety

NSSGA unveils new seat belt safety slogan

July 22, 2019By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced a slogan for the the association’s new seat belt safety campaign.

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New board member at Vulcan

July 15, 2019By

Michael Wilson, the president and CEO of Ingevity Corp., joins Vulcan’s 10-member board of directors.

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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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Photo courtesy of NIOSH

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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MSHA awards safety grant to University of Nebraska at Kearney

May 13, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration awarded a $92,000 grant to the Nebraska Safety Center to assist the University of Nebraska at Kearney in training the state’s mining industry.

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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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Grant funding available from MSHA

April 18, 2019By

The Brookwood-Sago grants from the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) focus on powered haulage safety.

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Autonomous vehicles and MSHA

April 8, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez examine evolving aggregate industry tech and how the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will respond.

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