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Kelly Bailey named 2015 AggMan of the Year

Nov 28, 2015

Kelly Bailey named 2015 AggMan of the Year

For more than 40 years, Kelly Bailey, 2015 AggMan of the Year, has worked diligently to protect worker health and safety. As the aggregates industry’s first industrial hygienist, he has pioneered the use of sound science and data collection and ...

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Assessing noise and dust exposure

Sep 02, 2015

Assessing noise and dust exposure

Since the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Unimin Corp. developed the Helmet-CAM assessment technology, which integrates video and dust data into an exposure assessment tool, it has proven to be so effective for assessing respirable dust ...

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Lafarge Presque Isle Quarry recognized for healthy living

Mar 02, 2015

Lafarge North America has announced that its Presque Isle Quarry was awarded the 2015 Alpena Regional Medical Center’s Health Leadership Award during the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner in February. The health leadership award recognizes businesses that promote ...

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Jackson Kelly PLLC named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in mining law for 2015

Nov 10, 2014

Jackson Kelly PLLC, whose attorneys write the Rock Law column in Aggregates Manager, was named the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Law Firm of the Year” for Mining Law. Jackson Kelly was also the first law firm to ever receive this honor by being ...

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5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

Aug 11, 2014

5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under the sun, which can be a huge health hazard if certain safety procedures aren’t taken. Surviving the hottest days of the year ...

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Lehigh Hanson employees receive Safety and Health, Environment leadership awards from NSSGA

Feb 04, 2014

Lehigh Hanson employees receive Safety and Health, Environment leadership awards from NSSGA

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced Tuesday that two Lehigh Hanson employees have received leadership awards in Safety and Health and in Environment. Jon Reedy, Lehigh Hanson’s director of environment, safety and health for the South Region and ...

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La capacitación en seguridad es un ART

Dec 30, 2013

La capacitación en seguridad es un ART

En su Capacitación Anual de Refuerzo, deje atrás la maratón de videos y haga que sus trabajadores se involucren con actividades divertidas (Click here to read this in English.) A medida que se acerca el 2014 piense en cómo implementar una Capacitación ...

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4 Tips for Keeping Annual Refresher Training Engaging

Dec 30, 2013

4 Tips for Keeping Annual Refresher Training Engaging

(Leer este en Español.) As 2014 approaches, consider how you will implement effective and informative annual refresher training. Part 46 Annual Refresher Training (ART) requires each miner to receive a minimum of 8 hours of annual refresher training at least once every ...

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SME, CIM host Safety In Mining symposium in Ontario

Sep 25, 2013

SME, CIM host Safety In Mining symposium in Ontario

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum (CIM) will host the 3rd annual Safety In Mining symposium October 20-22 at the Hilton Toronto in Ontario, Canada. This year’s theme is “A ...

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U.S. mining accomplishes nearly 30-year low in fatalities, injuries in 2012

Jul 15, 2013

U.S. mining accomplishes nearly 30-year low in fatalities, injuries in 2012

The U.S. experienced in 2012 its lowest fatality and injury rates in the history of the country’s mining and the lowest contractor fatalities in nearly 30 years, according to data released this month from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine ...

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Lafarge’s Medford Quarry achieves 36 years with no LTIs

Jul 08, 2013

Lafarge’s Medford Quarry achieves 36 years with no LTIs

Lafarge North America’s Medford Quarry in New Windsor, Maryland, last month achieved 36 years with no lost-time incidents (LTI). The milestone occurred on June 17, during the company’s 6th Annual Health & Safety Month. The achievement marks about 2.6 million man-hours ...

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Lafarge celebrates sixth annual Health and Safety Month

Jun 27, 2013

Lafarge celebrates sixth annual Health and Safety Month

Lafarge North America has been celebrating Health and Safety Month by putting extra focus on best practices in health and safety. June 2013 is the sixth annual Health and Safety Month, and this year’s theme, “At home, at work--make the link,” ...

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