MNM Serious Accident Alert

Miners were working to unplug a crusher and after the obstruction was cleared, the crusher still would not turn. A miner attempted to manually turn the crusher rotor with a pry bar when his foot was caught in the moving part. Coworkers helped to free him and he was transported him to a local hospital…

Fatalgram Posted

On July 27, 2017, in Arizona, a miner was fatally injured when his light-duty truck was run over by a haul truck. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Best Practices ·  Do not park smaller vehicles in a large truck’s potential path of movement. ·  Before moving mobile equipment, be certain no one…

Tallahassee SAFE Charter Meeting

UPDATE 9/5: SAFE MEETING CANCELED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA, WE ARE CANCELING OUR SEPTEMBER 7TH TALLAHASSEE SAFETY ALLIANCE CHARTER MEETING. We will send a notification when this meeting is rescheduled. Please take the necessary precautions to prepare for this storm. Visit our website for hurricane information. www.safetyalliance.org   On Thursday, September 7, 2017, Tallahassee SAFE…

Safety Law Newsletter – July 2017

July’s edition of the Safety Law Newsletter discusses OSHA’s VPP Program “recalibration,” the latest MSHA quarterly training call, recent news involving the court of appeals giving MSHA access to personnel records, an update to overtime changes, a recent court ruling in California that may signal a shift in liability, the new nanomaterials act that goes…

5 Hot Work Misconceptions

Despite repeated fires started by hot work and an NFPA standard on safe hot work practices—NFPA 51B, Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot Work, which was first issued in 1962—hot work–related blasts and blazes continue to occur. According to the NFPA report “Structure Fires Started by Hot Work,” issued last September, fire departments…