Tags: NIOSH

Luck Stone receives NIOSH Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations award

Mar 11, 2014

Luck Stone receives NIOSH Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations award

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on Thursday honored Luck Stone for the company’s efforts to improve operator safety. NIOSH presented Luck Stone with its inaugural Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations for the stone, sand and gravel ...

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SME to introduce new annual awards program at annual meeting

Jan 15, 2014

SME to introduce new annual awards program at annual meeting

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration’s (SME) health and safety committee will introduce a new annual awards program at the organization’s annual meeting February 23-26 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The new awards program will have three categories: operational excellence, ...

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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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Vulcan Materials receives hearing-loss prevention award

Mar 05, 2013

Vulcan Materials receives hearing-loss prevention award

Vulcan Materials Co. announced that it is a 2013 recipient of the Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award. The award is presented annually by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association ...

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Best Practices for Dust Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining

Oct 08, 2012

Best Practices for Dust Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's new Best Practices for Dust Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining handbook was developed to identify available engineering controls that can assist underground and surface metal/nonmetal mining operations in reducing worker exposure to respirable silica ...

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NIOSH publication: Using Lockout and Tagout Procedures to Prevent Injury and Death during Machine Maintenance

May 31, 2011

NIOSH publication: Using Lockout and Tagout Procedures to Prevent Injury and Death during Machine Maintenance

NIOSH has a new publication underscoring the importance of lock-out/tag-out procedures. The Workplace Solutions publication, Using Lockout and Tagout Procedures to Prevent Injury and Death during Machine Maintenance offers a list of steps employers and workers should take to ensure ...

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NSSGA Webinar on NIOSH dust control recommendations

Nov 02, 2009

A National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) webinar, to be presented by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), will deliver practical information on techniques for controlling worker exposure to dust in the aggregates industry.  The hour-long presentation set ...

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