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MLPA Recognizes 2016 Safety Award Recipients

More than 80 stationary and portable plant crews of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) were honored with the MLPA Safety Award for their records of safety and outstanding performance in 2016. Categories include the Safety Commendation For No Lost-Time Accidents, as well as the Consecutive Years Without A Lost-Time Accident Award and the Multiples of 100,000 Hours Without A Lost-Time Accident Award.

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Cemex USA’s Lytle Creek Quarry Earns Top Safety Award

Cemex USA announced that Lytle Creek Quarry near Rialto, Calif., received the 2017 California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) Excellence in Safety Award in the Large Aggregates category for its attention to safety.

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MSHA Issues Serious Accident Alerts

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a serious accident alert for an accident that occurred on Oct. 11. A miner received an electrical shock while working in a 480-volt electrical control panel for a portable crusher without locking and tagging out the circuit. The injured miner was transported to a local hospital, treated and released.

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ARTBA Foundation Launches New Safety Center

The jobsite safety of the men and women who build and maintain America’s transportation infrastructure – as well as that of those who travel through our work zones – has been a top priority for the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) since its founding in 1902.

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Small Mines Office Discussed at Zatezalo Confirmation Hearing

Support for a re-launched effort to deliver compliance assistance to small mines was expressed by David Zatezalo, the Trump Administration’s nominee to head the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

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