Safety Law Newsletter – August

Zika Is Now an OSHA Issue By: Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP In August 2016, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed that there are now cases of the Zika virus, which were locally acquired from mosquitoes in the United States in Florida. The spread of the virus domestically at this point may be inevitable,…

August 2016

Build strong safety skills this summer! In this edition, you’ll find information about Pickett and Associates, Inc., Vulcan Black, CCC Group Employee Safety Day, the 8th Annual Instructor Training Seminar, MSHA Quarterly Training Call, car safety, the 31st FLSME Regional Mining Conference and our MSHA Annual Refresher Course. Read full E-Newsletter

MSHA Announces 2016 National Mine Rescue Competition Winners

MSHA announces 2016 national mine rescue competition winners Agency’s Main notes major improvements in mine emergency response since 2010 ARLINGTON, Va. – A team from Carlsbad, New Mexico, beat out 35 teams from 16 states nationwide to finish first at the 2016 National Metal and Nonmetal Mine Rescue Contest in Reno, Nevada. This year’s winner,…

July 2016

Build strong safety skills this summer! In this edition, you’ll find information about the CCC Group, Inc., mine rescue contests, MSHA funding, MSHA Law Class and job opportunities. Read full E-Newsletter

Utilize Cat Simulators to Increase Safety Awareness

  Is safety on your mind? On the job site, training grounds, for your operators, for the most efficient use of your equipment? If you are like many other customers, your response is “of course.” Consider how the use of simulators may impact your operator training. By incorporating Cat® Simulators in your equipment operator training,…

2016 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest

Thirty-seven mine rescue teams from 18 states are in Reno participating in the 2016 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration and the Nevada Mining Association. The contest includes a field competition, first-aid competition and a competition testing multi-gas and self-contained breathing apparatuses.…

Child Safety Awareness

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost half of passenger vehicle occupants who were killed in 2014 were unrestrained, or not wearing a safety belt. Many of these deaths were children. Using the correct car seat or booster seat can be a lifesaver. It is important to make sure children are always buckled…