Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

FPSI’s 10th Annual Instructor Training Seminar is Oct. 14-19

The Florida Public Safety Institute is proud to host the 10th Annual Instructor Training Seminar on October 14-19, 2018. The seminar offers more than 90 training sessions in leadership, firearms, defensive tactics and driving, as well as traditional classroom training in various topics. Presenters travel to the seminar from all over the country and hundreds…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

2018 TRAM Annual Conference is Oct. 9-11

Tune Up Your Training: Expand Your Toolbox Join us at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beaver, West Virginia on October 9-11, 2018 for MSHA’s Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Annual Conference! This year’s theme is “Tune Up Your Training: Expand Your Toolbox” and features presentations from some of the industry’s most…

May 2018

In this edition of the Florida Mine Safety Program e-newsletter, you’ll find information on FMSP’s Second Annual Surface Mining Emergency Response Training and Competition, the Southeast Mine Safety and Health Conference, MSHA’s Stakeholder/Quarterly Training Call, an update from Sam’s Corner and more.

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Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

News Clip: Man rescued from submerged bulldozer

Whitehall, Wis. (WKBT) – A man in a bulldozer, submerged in a pond at Hi-Crush Sand Mine in Whitehall, was rescued Monday morning. Authorities received a call at 7:53 a.m., May 21, and all units were dispatched to the sand mine. The man was pulled to safety by rescue boat and transported to a nearby…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

Simformotion LLC Announces 2018-2019 Scholarship Opportunity

To support careers in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining engineering, forestry and more, Simformotion LLC announces an academic collegiate scholarship opportunity for the 2018-2019 school year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in an accredited heavy-equipment-related program at an institution that utilizes Cat Simulators as part of their training program.…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

MNM Serious Accident Alert

Surface – Sand and Gravel  On April 14, 2017, an excavator operator was trapped in the cab for several minutes after material from a bank fell engulfing the excavator. The miner suffered injuries to his arm. Best Practices • Train all persons to recognize adverse conditions and environmental factors that can decrease highwall stability and…