Tag: safety

Large material and debris can jam inside the crusher, damaging components and causing costly downtime. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Putting safety around crushers front and center

January 20, 2020By

A closer look at modern crusher hydraulic systems illustrates how operation and productivity are affected.

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Whether your plant shuts down for the winter or you continue to operate through it, winterizing and preventive maintenance best practices will help ensure equipment longevity and maximum performance. Photo courtesy of Haver & Boecker Niagara

Caring for vibrating screens through winter

January 16, 2020By

Haver & Boecker Niagara’s Wilm Schulz presents best practices to maintain equipment through bitter cold temperatures.

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An example of solid and liquid contaminants observed during the shadowing period. Photo courtesy of NIOSH

Overcoming common slip, trip and fall hazards

Check out these proactive measures, based on National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health research, to help your operation avoid serious incidents.

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Journagan Construction received MLPA's Hillenkamp-Rush Meritorious Safety Award, which is given to only one company in Missouri each year and is based on the company’s safety record. John View, vice president at Journagan is pictured at left with the award alongside Ash Grove Aggregates' Keith Stevens, who serves as MLPA board president. Photo courtesy of MLPA

Journagan Construction, Magruder Limestone honored for safety efforts

December 27, 2019By

The aggregate producers earned safety accolades during the Missouri Limestone Producers Association’s 75th Annual Convention.

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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 14, 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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