Category Archives: Safety

Fall Ideal Time to Prepare Structures for Winter From Roof to Foundation

Routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future Winter is right around the corner. With the changing seasons comes freeze and thaw cycles, falling pine needles and leaves, organic growth and harsh weather conditions that can wreak havoc on a building or structure’s exterior if not maintained properly.

On the front lines with Fisher Phillips: Can David Zatezalo restore civility to MSHA?

by Collin Warren and Travis Vance President Trump recently nominated David Zatezalo to be the new head of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The nomination raises many questions, including what do we know about Mr. Zatezalo? Also, if he is confirmed, what would the industry like to see in the agency under his direction?

OAIMA hosts 2017 Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference

by Jon M. Casey The Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) hosted this year’s biennial Northeast Mine Safety and Health Conference at the Hyatt Regency Columbus Conference Center April 3-5. Patrick Jacomet, OAIMA executive director, welcomed safety professionals from the Mine Safety and Health Administration and mining companies from at least five states.