Category Archives: Safety

  • How do mineworkers search for and find worksite hazards: Risk assessment

    by Brianna M. Eiter, Jonathan Hrica, Jennica Bellanca, William Helfrich and Jason Navoyski Researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are studying how stone, sand, and gravel (SSG) mineworkers identify and understand hazards in their work environment. This is the last article in a three part series (see the December, 2016, […]

    Compact Equipment Safety

    Compact Equipment such as skid steers, forklifts and others have a variety of uses and are very popular pieces of equipment. Keeping the equipment we work with in a good, reliable condition is an important step in minimizing the risk associated with operating these pieces of equipment. Performing pre-operation inspections is a great way to […]

    OSHA’s new Silica rule

    by Colleen Suo During the 2016 AGC NYS Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY Dec. 6-8, there were dozens of break out sessions and certification training courses anchored by the Opening General Session and Trade Show on Wed., Dec. 7. One of the Tuesday sessions addressed OSHA’s new silica rule.

    CEMEX USA shows Zero4Life commitment with annual safety week

    HOUSTON — CEMEX USA reaffirmed its commitment during the first week in January to workplace safety and the health of its thousands of employees with Safety Week 2017: Action Based Safety, a company wide initiative observed at its hundreds of facilities across the United States.