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Fatality Reported at Crushed Stone Plant

According to MSHA, on Sept. 18, a 56-year-old front-end loader operator with 16 years of experience was killed at a crushed stone operation. The victim was attempting to remove a rock from a pug mill hopper when he was engulfed by the material in the hopper.

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Rose Colored Safety Glasses

By Randy K. Logsdon

There are really only two steps that are critical to the success of achieving a goal: Formulate a plan and execute the plan.

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MSHA Conducts Impact Inspection at Illinois Quarry

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that federal inspectors issued 149 citations and 16 orders during special impact inspections conducted at nine coal mines and four metal/nonmetal mines last month.

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