Tags: conveyor safety

Work safely around conveyors

Dec 24, 2013

Work safely around conveyors

According to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the most common belt conveyor accidents occur when a miner is: Caught between a conveyor belt and an idler or pulley; Caught in a drive chain or gear drive; or Trapped between major components ...

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Follow these best practices to improve worker safety around conveyor belts

Nov 05, 2013

Follow these best practices to improve worker safety around conveyor belts

Safety should always be a top priority on the jobsite. However, sometimes safety measures are forgotten or overlooked. It’s important to constantly take note of the things that can be done to improve jobsite safety. According to the Mine Safety and Health ...

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MSHA Alert: Conveyor Safety

May 06, 2013

MSHA Alert: Conveyor Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on an April 27, 2013, fatality at a surface gypsum operation. The incident involved a 58-year-old mechanic with 2 years of experience who was killed when he was ...

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Tuesday AGG1 seminar standouts

Mar 18, 2013

Tuesday AGG1 seminar standouts

Here are a few of the AGG1 Academy educational sessions scheduled for today that we thought looked interesting. If you attend one of these, let us know what you think. Tuesday, March 19 7:30 - 9 a.m. T46: Applying Lean Manufacturing Principles in the ...

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Safety Steps

Jun 01, 2011

Safety Steps

Conveyor Safety Establish and follow safe work policies and procedures when working on or near conveyors. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor An accident report from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released in early May stated that one of two fatalities at ...

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