Safety is a Team Sport. The Power of a Team.

This month, Safety Products, Inc.’s Safety Matters newsletter focuses on team effort. The topic is “Safety is a Team Sport. The Power of a Team.” In this edition, Carl Potter (CSP, CMC) discusses types of teams, safety in teams, leadership of teams and all other things teams! He also asks, “Is the team of people…

MSHA’s Most-Cited Standards and How to Avoid Them

MSHA held an important webinar on Wednesday, May 17—Nick Scala (Co-Chair of MSHA’s Safety Practice Group) led the webinar on the topic of MSHA’s Most-Cited Standards and How to Avoid Them! Participants learned about MSHA’s most-cited standards for various industry sectors, as well as mining subgroup-specific enforcement tendencies. To learn more about the webinar series,…

MSHA Quarterly Training Call

Tune in Tuesday April 25, 2017, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET for a Mine Safety and Health Administration Quarterly Training Call. During the call, MSHA will review fatalities, as well as near misses, that occurred in coal, metal and nonmetal mines since January 2017.  In particular, MSHA will discuss those fatal accidents that…

BASF Global Safety Stand-Down

On April 5, 2017 the Florida Mine Safety Program will be participating in a Global Safety Stand-down to coincide with our annual MSHA refresher. The event will be held at the Florida Public Safety Institute Conference Center in Havana, Florida. The current focus is on integrating life-saving rules and housekeeping components into the annual elements of the…

Welcome the New Pacific Territories

We would like to welcome the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and American Samoa-The Pacific Territories along with the Department of Labor in Guam. The Florida Mine Safety Program is excited to work with them to promote safety in mining.

Annual Day of Mourning for Miners 2017

If you attended our Inaugural Day of Mourning for Miners last year, you know it is a can’t-miss event. Please join us in our second annual event in observance of Workers Memorial Day. A special memorial service consisting of candle lighting and a moment of silence will pay tribute to miners who have been injured,…