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MSHA: No Mining Operations Meet POV Criteria

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that – for the third consecutive year – none of the nation’s more than 13,000 mining operations meets the criteria for a Pattern of Violations notice. The screening period started on July 1, 2016, and ended on June 30, 2017.

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3M Offers Center for Hearing Conservation Online Resource

Operating a successful workplace hearing conservation program is just one of many challenging tasks health and safety managers face. Each day, they must enforce all applicable rules and regulations while providing the right equipment, training and support for their noise-exposed workforce.

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Vortec Personal Air Conditioning Vests Help Workers Avoid Heat Stress

Workers can be exposed to heat stress when their deep internal core temperature rises higher than 100.4 F (38 C).  In addition to high air temperatures, culprits for inducing heat stress can include high humidity, radiant heat sources, direct physical contact with hot objects or strenuous physical activities. 

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NAPA Endorses ARTBA Safety Certification Program

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) endorsed the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals (SCTPP) program and plans to urge its member firms and their employees to earn the credential beginning this year.

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Colorado School Of Mines Adds New Technology Into Safety Program

The Colorado School of Mines (CSM) incorporated the interactive Mobilize Rescue System into its Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety Program (EMCIS). The new technology enables bystanders, even without training, to manage medical emergencies such as severe bleeding, allergic reactions, cardiac arrest and more.

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