November 24, 2015
The Mine Safety and Health Administration and the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association have partnered up to release a new infographic warning of the dangers of handling materials on the job.
According to the NSSGA, the poster sets out to inform miners how lifting, bending and material handling can be dangerous. Last year, 27 percent of all injuries in the aggregates industry were associated with material handling.
The infographic also details the best practices to avoid an injury from handling equipment and materials: