Category Archives: Safety

Stopping Corrosion in Mine, Quarry, and Aggregate Processing Structures

Innovative coating prevents corrosion of steel hoppers and equipment exposed to moisture, salt, and abrasion In mines, quarries, and aggregate bulk processing, large steel structures like hoppers that are used to store and dispense vast volumes of ore, rock and gravel are often subjected to abrasion, moisture and salt deposits, which can accelerate corrosion.

Borderless worksites: beyond the fence

by Colleen Suo I recently had an opportunity sit down with Peter Wilcox of the Travelers insurance company. With 25 years experience in the insurance business, he is currently a National Underwriting Officer for the Inland Marine Division and previously was the technical director for the Inland Marine Division, utilizing his extensive experience dealing with […]

TrueLook offers tips to manage job site security

Leader in construction camera systems offers advice on maintaining security at the job site “Thieves who prey on construction job sites are creatures of opportunity,” said Ken Pittman, TrueLook marketing director. “They look for the easy mark. They try to find job sites that are insecure or companies that don’t take the right measures to […]

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, […]