NSSGA safety bulletin: Let’s End Materials Handling Injuries

Kerry Clines

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.

Stone, Sand and Gravel Operations


NSSGA offers the following Best Practices for handling materials:

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