Category Archives: Safety

NSSGA announces safety training opportunities

NSSGA’s next webinar on March 20 will feature Brianna Eiter, Ph.D., and Timothy Orr, from NIOSH, who will demonstrate EXAMiner, a workplace examination tool that finds and fixes potential work hazards. Also, find out where the closest MSHA Spring Thaw event is near you. Aggregates operations perform workplace examinations to find and fix potential hazards […]

Research looks at cost-effectiveness in silica dust exposure fight

Source: Daily Commercial News Personal protective equipment (PPE) is not always the most cost-effective means of protecting workers from dangers associated with exposure to silica dust, according the findings of a Canadian research team. When looking at the estimated cancers averted by PPE (using NIOSH-approved half-face respirators) versus wet methods of dust suppression (water spray, […]

Get ready for National Work Zone Awareness Week

Get ready for National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 8-12, 2019 PARTICIPATE ​National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones. The key message is for drivers to use extra caution in work zones. LEARN Learn more about the history of NWZAW, including previous kickoff event […]

Rammer celebrates 40 years of excellence

Rammer celebrates 40 years of excellence

In order to help commemorate this momentous occasion, and to reflect changing customer requirements, Rammer has renewed both its outlook and its product offering. This has led to the updating and upgrading of its Excellence Line of hydraulic hammers. Safety is endemic to the operation of the upgraded Excellence range, whether it is being used […]

Preparing for an emergency

Preparing for  an emergency

by Jon M. Casey When it comes to preparing for an emergency, it seems that most people are not really prepared. That’s why it’s called an emergency. But what if you could make preparations when there was no emergency, to get ready for the time when clear thinking instead of chaos might be the better […]