January 10, 2018
The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) has issued a safety bulletin to help reduce the number of injuries caused by lifting heavy objects and moving materials. According to the NSSGA, 37 percent of all injuries in aggregates operations were due to handling materials. If workers don’t follow proper procedure, it can lead to injuries.
NSSGA offers the following Best Practices for handling materials: